Congratulations, Julie! You are so deserving of this award and so ready for this adventure. Thank you, Judy, for writing the article in the Lögberg-Heimskringla. Sjáumst í Ísland, Julie mín!
Two years ago, I was celebrating my birthday by rafting on a glacial river and walking around Reykjavík in the glow of the midnight sun. This year, I am two months away from the craziest, scariest, most exciting adventure of my life.
I am moving to Iceland.
In just eight weeks / sixty days / one thousand four hundred forty hours.
And I have a whole lot of studying, packing, goodbye-saying, and Northwest-summer-living to do before then.
That’s the short version.
Here’s the longer story: