Do you remember the scene in the Matrix when Neo is having the robotic insect pulled out of his belly button? Now imagine it’s not the belly button, and you are awake watching as this is being performed live on the screen in front of you.
It’s over! I never thought I would be expressing these feelings with a bit of dismay, sadness, and nostalgia. Kuwait is a place I never imagined in my wildest dreams I would have ever ended up. Yet all it took was an email about basketball to get me there. The place grew on me though and its a place I know I can always call home. I made friendships and connections that I know won’t end with me leaving.