I can honestly say that my trip home was the longest day of my life. Literally. I actually relived the morning twice, so that was crazy. The time passed quickly though…I was able to catch up with my fellow Edmontonian who was living in Brussels. During the 6 hour layover in Toronto, I Skyped my best friend (after buying tea :p) and we talked for nearly 2 hours! Funny story….David and I were in Toronto, buying my tea. We were examining our Canadian money and comparing it to Euros. We got so into our discussion, that the cashier asked where we were from haha.
I’ve been home for a week already, and I’m slowly getting back into normal routines. For instance, today, my sister and I competed in the Alberta Highland Dance Championships. Neither of us made the Alberta team this year, but I am already getting ready for next year. After 2 years not really competing, I’m looking forward to the dance trips and practice next year. I’ve also been working hard core on our school’s upcoming concert this coming Friday. Since I’m not taking any core classes this term, I’m working most days at the pool in May. I’m a lifeguard…not sure if I mentioned that or not.
Being home has been strange….things are the same, yet different. Tiny things. The garbage in the kitchen is now on the opposite side. A new towel rack. New lunch containers for school. New water bottles. Different pictures on the walls. Our new internet router was installed- but it’s not working on my iPod, so it anyone has any suggestions. There are some things I prefer from Belgium, but lots that I prefer back home. I’ve more or less adjusted to the time change. I still prefer to eat my lunch and dinner later….that’s going to take some time to adjust to.
I’ll be doing a “Top 5 Experiences” post later on this week. What were your favourite adventures to read about?