Archive | April, 2008

Two roads diverged

TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

I’m not very good at being in limbo, waiting around for something to happen in order to move on makes me feel a little trapped, it always has.

Waiting for my visa to arrive and more than a little terrified at the length of time it’s taking to get it. On one hand I’m now terrified that the moment is coming closer, on the other hand I’m excited that the departure date is getting closer by the day.

I’ve left my details for a view positions here, just in case things don’t pan out. Friends have yelled at me for trying to make contingency plans on the eve of my departure, but being unemployed and forced to wait is not something I’m very good at…

Then it’s over

It finally arrived, my last day at work and I never really had an idea on how I would feel at this moment, so what I did felt at the end of the day a mixture of relief, happiness, sadness and awe is not at all what I expected.

Everyone was just sooo nice and are genuinely sad that I was leaving. The question “when are you coming back” pops up more than I could count and last of all are the unexpected presents that arrived this week. I love the crumpler bag that work bought for me, incredibly touched by the presents telemarketing purchased and was more than a little surprised at the two gorgeous bunches of flowers from two of my agencies.

I guess the adage, you get back what you give is a clear illustration. At the same time, leaving felt so right and all the good wishes made my last few steps away from work a lot lighter than I could have imagined.

Two garlands

Two garlands
Originally uploaded by mirvettium

Taken before they exchange the garlands and their vows.

It’s nearly halfway through the month again, a lot of it being taken by moving and trying to settle in.

So many things happened, and never quite know what I did in the last week or month.

Milo Cupcake