The weather has turned. When I left mid-March for my first visit home in nine months, the sun blazed more often than not. Now cool breezes, clouds, and a freak hailstorm enliven our days.
The first term of school has ended; the second began three weeks ago. It is almost autumn in South Africa. Another mile-marker: As of April 5th, one third of my Peace Corps commitment has elapsed.
March blurred by with my first end-of-term exams bearing down. Meanwhile my head was muddled with packing for back-to-back trips: first, training in Durban, then two weeks at home in the USA.