A View Askew It is one great weekend here in San Diego. Everyone is getting a bit of a celebration. After a six year detour too complicated to articulate, I am heading back to the George Washington University to complete my dissertation. I could not be feeling more grateful for the love, support, and encouragement from my family. I also can’t even begin to describe my thanks to those giving me a second chance to finish what I began. The other reason to let a little loose this weekend is that grandpa is in town… My dad, that is. Our son looks forward to his and grandma’s arrival more than any holiday or present. I feel incredibly lucky to have parents so involved with our son’s life. Life is full of plenty of difficulties and plenty of challenges. Yet, it just makes me want to pause and offer my gratitude to my loved ones all the more. Thank you, all of you. Now, I am ready to learn to live again.

A View Askew

It is one great weekend here in San Diego. Everyone is getting a bit of a celebration. After a six year detour too complicated to articulate, I am heading back to the George Washington University to complete my dissertation. I could not be feeling more grateful for the love, support, and encouragement from my family. I also can’t even begin to describe my thanks to those giving me a second chance to finish what I began.

The other reason to let a little loose this weekend is that grandpa is in town… My dad, that is. Our son looks forward to his and grandma’s arrival more than any holiday or present. I feel incredibly lucky to have parents so involved with our son’s life.

Life is full of plenty of difficulties and plenty of challenges. Yet, it just makes me want to pause and offer my gratitude to my loved ones all the more.

Thank you, all of you.

Now, I am ready to learn to live again.

Aliya WeiseComment