This trip to
For me, this higher ground is an unshakeable confidence that I can go anywhere and be a storyteller—even to the other side of the world. I traveled to a completely different country to be a part of a cultural experience that was absolutely amazing. I took a million pictures and published all of this stuff online on my own, for the sheer joy of writing about it and getting it down every night, so I could release all the inspiration I felt from being there.
And then there’s this whole other major part of what this experience was about–I can’t even begin to explain it–it’s like these faculty and students have accomplished something akin to the ping pong diplomacy of the 1970s. They journeyed to a part of the globe very different from their own and opened their hearts. They gave themselves through song many times over, made friends with so many people we met there, embraced
The last night we were in
Our deepest appreciation is also extended to all of the great people in