Happy, happy, happy Thanksgiving, TGFErs! I have so much to be thankful for this year, it’s almost hard to comprehend. My last few posts have focused mostly on what struggles I’ve been dealing with, as I fight to find a job in this difficult market and question my journey, so I’m thankful this holiday has arrived just in time for me to think of all I have to be thankful for instead.
Soon after returning to Melbourne from New Zealand, I was back into my routine. When another Monday rolled around, I woke up expecting I’d be running to the 8:18 train and barely making into the office on time, but all of that was quickly forgotten when I answered a call from my father informing me that it was my grandfather’s last days and instead of a quick trip to work, I was in for a long haul flight to the US – a trip that would turn out to be one of the worst flight ever.
The best part about having guests at your house is that it forces you to do touristy things in a city you normally live in. We had family in town for the holidays in Singapore, so we joined them on a red bus tour around Singapore, which was a really great way to learn things about the city we had already lived in for a year.