Admitting that 13 years ago, when I moved away from home, that the life I envisioned was quite different than current situations is no difficulty for me. This past weekend, as I wandered the streets of London, I was reminded of the unexpected: there is nothing I can control beyond my own actions as a human being. Which has taken a long time to understand and reach this point.
As I reflect upon my years in Chicago, I cannot stress enough how amazing it has been and how wonderful the people I’ve met have influenced my life and helped shape me into the person I’ve become. For that, I am forever grateful.
One thing I’ve been telling people is that we all have a story to tell, it isn’t about where you’re going or where you’ve been that makes it worth telling, it’s how you got there that makes it extraordinary.
And now it’s onward with my next journey…