Why, does it seem, we are inexplicably drawn back to certain places? I find myself in Seward, Alaska for another field season of rugged beauty working as a biologist in Kenai Fjords National Park. After a year of longing to travel unbound, without the notion of return, I did exactly that.
I learned so much this past year and grew tremendously as an individual. I knew the past year would be a lesson in learning to drift but I never realized it could bring me in a circle back to where I started.
I never imagined it would feel so good.
For the first time in over 6 years of seasonal lifestyle, roaming for point A to point B, I returned to the same job, same place. What a novel idea! And that’s when it hit me. It’s all about trade offs.
I mean ALL of it…
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