today is the day!

that i fly out.

these past couple days have sort of been a whirlwind due to packing and getting all of this:


in this:


i managed... sort of. i have to bring a separate messenger bag for my books and then after greece i'll mail them home.

today my family had a "bon voyage" party for me. it was really cute. my sisters decorated with prints such as these:


and afterwards david and i went out to a nice dinner and spent time together.


and then kyle came over and we played hilarious games.

then david took me home, where i have been up all night getting everything together. he gave me


to read if i ever get homesick. i love my family and this boy. i'm gonna miss them so much.