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Newcastle 365 Week 25 & 26

Are you a pessimist or an optimist?

Apparently, I’m more of a pessimist than I care to admit, because the idea of this year being half over already fills me with an overwhelming sense of despair.

Half over? Already?

We finished our final taught module this past Friday. I have a few weeks off for Easter break, and then we’ll have two field study modules. And then I’ll write my dissertation. And then I will have a Master’s Degree.

Say whaaaaaaat?!

What an incredible 6 months it has been. I have visited 2.5 new countries*, I have made some incredible friends, and I have learned so much about a subject that I’m completely head-over-heels in love with.

When did I get so lucky?

Here’s to you, Newcastle. May the next six months be just as wonderful as the first.

Week 25

Week 26

* I will come visit you for realzies soon, Ireland. I promise…

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Jess Friedman
Jess is a Canadian-American who’s always ready for the next adventure. She loves all things living, always has a million creative projects in progress, and polishes her nerd badge daily. She is passionate about helping families make and preserve treasured memories that strengthen bonds across generations. You can read more posts by Jess here.

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