October 14, 2009
The hardest part of any new project is actually starting it: sitting down, organizing everything, and beginning the process. I’ve been in Poland now for exactly 50 days and I’ve seen, heard, and experienced many interesting things–all of which I have been documenting along the way… just not on this blog. For those of you who are friends with me on Facebook, you’ve probably perused my photo albums and come across my status updates. But this will be a nice way for me to condense what I’ve posted there, and look back at where I’ve been so far.
…no more cousins asking me to help them with their art homework, no more all-day family field trips… I’m on my own. I’ve settled down in Łódź, where I’ll be living for this year and I finally have time to officially start my blog. So now that it’s up and running, I will be updating it continually– its past entries, as well as its new ones. In that way, it’s a lot like the contemporary Polish experience: constantly moving forward, but simultaneously informed by the past. And anyway, I naturally tend to organize things in a cut-and-paste kind of way. =)
So, scroll all the way down to my first post, and begin reading! I hope you enjoy it and learn something new about Poland in the process! Be sure to check back every so often for new “old” posts.
Also, it’s probably worthwhile to check out “A Little Background” in the Extras tab for more information about why I’m here…