This is my first post and I’m honestly a little nervous. Firsts are always hard- the first day of a job, the first essay of the year, and Monday (always Monday). The first of anything means it is also the start, and we have a natural caution with beginnings. I think it’s because we are afraid of the unknown- of going into anything slightly blind to what the future holds. That’s probably where my nerves about my first post come from, but nerves are normal and so is excitement.
I have two weeks before I leave Toronto for Chicago again. Things are starting to speed up now. There’s a lot to do and get ready for. This will be my second year at ICO, and I’m told that it’ll be different. This year, I’ve moved out of the RC into a small apartment complex that was once known as Unity Hall. The rooms are slightly smaller, but the ceilings are high and I get two arched windows in my room. That’s a fair trade, I think. I still have to pick up some furniture f