Leaving Minnesota has been a little easier this time, as we are buoyed by being able to say, "We'll see you in September!" But the reality has begun to sink in, especially for our kids, that seeing family here soon means that is also the amount of time left for us to say goodbye to China and our friends there. It's hard to watch them wrestle with the process of being so excited for what is to come while simultaneously devastated by it as well. This is the in between life I've been talking about.
10 years ago