Gosh, I loved my time in Papua New Guinea. Almost 3 years of it, and I was very comfortable there. But now that the job has come to an end and I am back home, I am slowly getting re-acclimated to life in a developed country. I miss my friends, the work, and the beauty of PNG, but I'm also happy to be home again.
My sleep patterns are not quite back on target yet, but are definitely getting better. I was asleep before midnight last night and up at 8am, so I'm getting there. I've counted this two weeks as my "vacation" time, although Becca and I have worked on some projects together and made some good progress, but Monday I'll start back with more of a "work" routine and schedule daily time for both paid work and dissertation work.
I hope I'll be better at posting here on my blog again, now that I am home. I got in the habit of using Facebook as it is so much easier to post snippets of information there. But, there are a lot of people who don't use FB, and a lot who just don't like it, and I'm always worried about what I post there as it is such a public space. This space is more my own, so I feel much more comfortable sharing things here with people who are wanting to know about me and my life.
For my "summer vacation" I've scheduled a couple of events for Leo and I to attend. The first of these is coming up on Saturday night and I am VERY excited about going. I bought 4 tickets to see Joe Cocker in concert and Leo and I will be taking my sister Ginger, and nephew Tyler, with us. Can't wait! I'm providing a link to one of his songs here, just in case you don't know who he is. Enjoy!