Year of Sarah Joy @ 1 Month 9.11.16

I left MSP August 8. One or two days later, I was making small talk with a French dorm-mate in Beijing. She asked the usual questions, “When did you get here?” and “How long is your trip?” I replied, “Today is my second day of a year-long trip.” It was a laughable statement. That moment felt crazy, daunting,…