We planned, we traveled, we arrived with countless ideas.
Quickly, we realized that our project seemed larger than it
seemed at first glance.
We reveled in thought-provoking work, in discussion, discovery,
and distance – breaks from the rigor of intense learning.
We explored, both the possibilities and the uncertain
landscape that surrounded us both
physically and metaphorically.
We gazed in awe. We savored the splendor
of shadow giving way to
We marveled at coexistence
~ sun and moon ~
in the same morning sky.
We embraced the challenge
and forged ahead,
encouraged by the
that lie beyond.