Well, folks, here we are. Departure is upon us. Tomorrow Brandon and I leave Athens. It has been a good two years here, and I have loved OU and the surrounding area. I will be sad to go. I can't thank the Brooks family enough for putting up with me this summer and for their unending hospitality. We had a nice summer, and got to visit with many dear friends, including Nate and Hanna, Mom and Dad McArdle, Susie, Dean, Amelia, Melissa Mai, the Gombises, and others. Thanks for the visits!
On Monday I head to New York for a week-long retreat with the other YAV volunteers, then...it's Korea time! I am feeling very ready to go. Let's get this party started.
A few housekeeping tidbits:
1. My skype name is jenny.mcardle. What is yours? Please let me know, as I would love to skype with you and see your shining face.
2. I have been so blessed with people willing to support me in all ways, including financially. I successfully met my first fundraising goal, and my next one is not until February. Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who has helped out. I am eternally grateful. I fundraise all the way through next year, so if you decide you would like to contribute, you still can!
3. I have a phone number if you feel like calling me while I am in Asia. The number is