Year in Pictures (so far) 1. Traveling to Singapore, Bangladesh, and Vietnam Singapore! :) Food in Singapore Bangladesh Food in Bangladesh - in a country where 49% of the population lives below the national poverty line More about Bangladesh soon... Vietnam :) Food in Vietnam 2. Finishing off First Year B-School 3. Marrying the most amazing man I've ever met. :) (Hand-drawn by my husband!) :) 4. Getting an internship at the UN :)
How lucky I am, to be a part of this amazing energy group. My group-mates are all incredibly bright and talented; I'm impressed by their inquisitive minds, keen insights, and sharp questions. Yale picks good people. Honestly, I often wonder how the hell I got selected.
I'm on the Big Island of Hawai'i now - the island of active volcanoes, breathtaking waterfalls, lush rainforests, and pristine beaches. I have met a few people on the island; and I think that what makes this island so special is everyone's hospitality and kindness. The other day, I took a quick stroll through the neighborhood, and everywhere I turned, neighbors waved at me and shouted "aloha!"
That said, not everything in life is perfect. I feel a little out of my element here. I'm working in the energy field, something I know little about, so there's a steep learning curve for me. The gorgeous 4-bedroom house that we live in is constantly being invaded by roaches, ants, maggots (??), geckos, and other odd insects (this has actually been more entertaining than a real annoyance). And then there's a certain someone that I miss a lot...