the philippines: a different kind of home

wednesday, may 5th to wednesday, may 25th
these isles are fair teeming with fam

Upon arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, I felt my flat little nose collide with the wall of warm, humid air.  It was a smell as easily remembered as it is forgotten – one that seems to elude memory unless it is currently being experienced.  It was Manila, and it stank.  Still, once, it was home.

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what a long, strange trip it’s been

ho hum

I apologize once again for the long delay.  I knew I’d be spending most of May in the Philippines, but I presumed I would have an abundance of free time as well as an internet connection.  Unfortunately, I was wrong on both counts, so now I’ll have to write about my travels well after the fact.  Those posts, I promise, will come with time.

For now the matter prime in my mind is the fact that I went to my first day of class today, for Network Administration and Security.  Anyone who reads this likely knows me personally and is aware of how stoked I am about this program.  If you somehow found this blog elseways, then I would presume that you don’t in fact know me, and am thoroughly pleased that you would find this blog at all.  Huzzah!  I must be doing something right.  Or horribly, horribly wrong.

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