On Doing What You Love Until You Fall Down and Shriek With Laughter

by Ekua on January 4, 2012 in musings

I’ve left Namibia, the second least populated country in the world, and have returned to the second most densely populated city in the United States. I’m back in San Francisco, a little reverse culture shocked and trying to convince my body that it’s 10 hours later than it thinks it is.

Something my jetlagged mind noticed upon my return is that being away has made the endings and beginnings that the changing of years brings feel more palpable than normal. The new year actually feels new. 2012 feels akin to the country I just left, empty and full of possibilities.

So what do I want from 2012? To be honest, I’m just starting to piece that together. But I think the kid in this video has some clues:

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