Nights out the Window #5:
Of course it’s actually morning, but I dearly wanted to write to you in light of the recent distance. It seems that we’ve now reached a point where it will become necessary to leave reminders for updates.
Training for the year of service is nearly over, and so many burdens previously latent in my character are beginning to melt away. Home is slowly fitting into a backpack as nights pass by, and each time we go out to meet new friends I learn to love more universally.
On the other hand, some attachments are becoming very clear: I feel awful without writing music for days at a time, but I haven’t taken photos in ages and I’m okay with it. Exercise and nutrition are becoming increasingly important, and my desire to go outside is nearly bursting out of me.
Writing everything down has become practically essential for the consolidation and application of these reflections and even as I write now, it stirs a yearning in me for a place that has been the subject of my searching for such a long time… A city brimming with music, and a gateway to untamed wilderness. At least California as a whole is a great fit thus far.