New year, new beginnings

It has been about seven months of pure challenges, life lessons, tough decisions, depressing moments, homesickness, buckets of tears, tests of tenacity, dampened spirits, failed expectations… I could go on forever..  I could say 2017 could probably be the focal point of my existence.  This is the year of many realizations, where I discovered things…

What’s In a Name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet..”  – William Shakespeare