I think the gray today has added to the gray in my heart. I am fighting homesickness. It's not pretty. Maybe, I will have more compassion for others who are homesick because of my own experience! Something good needs to come from this heartache. It's a hard way to learn it.
|Contrast of warm and cool colors.|
OK, that was all a part of working through culture shock. Reading about it and living it are two different things. Seeing the handy chart showing the dip in one's happiness or comfort doesn't really help right now. I am hopeful that my emotions will steady; there are many amazing sights here. Most of all, there are many special people who I hope to get to know better in the year ahead.
With or without art supplies, the children can learn to draw, so I think I will go back to teaching drawing basics with pencils, erasers and computer paper.
|I am enjoying cheery roses where I am staying; I am helping care for two super children while their parents are in France.|