A Birthday to Remember

2017 was an incredibly eventful year for me.

There was a challenging and satisfying pursuit academics; funerals and loss; losing some relationships, strengthening others; traveling across the world; a lot of doubt, but also a lot of surprise and joy.

I have told a lot of the stories that I thought were what made 2017 such an important year for me to a few people. Those stories are numerous, to be honest, but there was one in particular that I really did not end up sharing that much.

I could have sworn that I had written it down somewhere, but I checked all of my journals and blog posts without much luck. Continue reading →