As we waited for the sunrise that never came due to the clouds, we planted ourselves right in the middle of the road and had a singalong. This song is one of my favorites and my first Moldovan song that I know by heart - P.O.H.U.I. by Carla’s Dreams.
It was such a perfect ending to a wonderful night with my kids and colleagues. As I said 50 times throughout the evening, I am really not sure how I am going to leave in twenty days. This has become my home and these people, my friends and family. Throughout the night I had some really nice one-on-one time with a lot of my students and we spoke like we had never spoken before, and I hate that we’ve gotten so close now that I’m leaving and I am just not sure if I will ever see them again. One of them, after a long chat in Romanian, turned to me and said in English, ‘Kerry, I am going to suffer without you.’ The feeling is mutual…
What a fascinating experience! I once saw a program on the Science channel on just why honeycombs are built that way—to maximize storage in minimal space.
I’m glad you’re really getting to enjoy your last few weeks there. Someday many years from now you will reread this blog and all these memories will come flooding in.