Megan’s West to Midwest Road Trip: Day One. Camarillo, CA to St. George, UT

Day One: 433 miles Start: Camarillo, Ca End: St. George, Ut I woke up just before 7:00 am PST without an alarm. Actually — I take that back. I woke up at 4:00 am so anxious to get on the road, but fell back asleep knowing it was in my best interest to rest before … Continue reading Megan’s West to Midwest Road Trip: Day One. Camarillo, CA to St. George, UT

I’m going back to China for the first time since my adoption!

Well, tomorrow is the day. I'm going back to see my birth country tomorrow.... and I haven't packed. I've been feeling a mixed medley of nervous, anxious and excited. Nervous, because I won't know what to expect, and excited because of the energy of being in a new place. My parents and I have been … Continue reading I’m going back to China for the first time since my adoption!

Reality hurts, make sure you know which one you’re in

I took for granted the reality that was projected onto the walls of the cavern. I believed the shadows and refused to look beyond them. Plato would say that the cavemen never had the desire to step outside of the cave. I, on the other hand, did not know there was another side. I was … Continue reading Reality hurts, make sure you know which one you’re in

I’m still learning to ride a bike and I’m going to fall again

To put things very bluntly: this summer was rough. I’m not going to say it’s “the worst summer,” although I keep finding myself going back to that. And I’m definitely not going to say it was the “best summer,” because it was far from it. I will say this: I learned more than I ever … Continue reading I’m still learning to ride a bike and I’m going to fall again