My sojourn thus far in Can Tho

My sojourn thus far in Can Tho

Abby Mensing with Nguyen Hai Quan, foreign-teacher liaison at the School of Social Sciences, Can Tho University

Abby Mensing with Nguyen Hai Quan, foreign-teacher liaison at the School of Social Sciences, Can Tho University

My sojourn thus far in Can Tho can be characterized as one of movement; I have somehow let go of all the paralyzing, overly-analytical dross in order to go. Not always forward, because there have been curious curves and the occasional stumble backward, but always, always there is the sensation of motion. Emotional duality reigns here. I feel as if I have roots grounding me deep beneath the earth of the delta’s waters and yet, it is this very stability that seems to be allowing me to flow with the metaphorical life river here. Nor do I feel as if I’m merely being carried along by the current; rather, I find myself wanting to dive in and swim. (more…)