Trip Start Jul 26, 2008
98Trip End Aug 06, 2009
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In the afternoon, my family dropped me off at the Holiday Inn for the Pre-departure Orientation. I was sad, but there were many things to keep my mind from dwelling on what I'd miss. I've met many new and interesting people at the pre-departure orientation. The night has been exhausting. I hope I can get some sleep even though I'm already stressed about how I won't be home in a long time. Well, long being until Christmas at the very least. I can't believe I'm already thinking about that right now.
Lately I've been thinking about Linkin Park 's "Shadow of the Day"...or at least a particular verse. It goes, "Your friends all plead for you to stay/ Sometimes beginnings aren't so simple/ Sometimes goodbye's the only way." LP strikes again with saying exactly what's on my mind and what I feel. I know this is the only way I can grow up and figure out what I want, but it's so tough. And I haven't even left yet.