Well.. it’s now August 9th, and:
I’ve had a summer that started with a road trip, followed by a 3 week internship at a High School (music classroom helping), and now I’ve got a month left of working at a tractor dealership (which has lent my name to being published in a local periodical).
I’m at the point where I’m stoked to go to Toronto for school and meet up with all my school compadres. Yet, I know I’m going to miss looking out at 6 acres of peaches out the window and living at home.
Working in the shipping/receiving and parts department of a tractor dealership has been a mostly unrewarding job. There’s not much to look forward to… other than some very hilariously inappropriate comments and incredibly creative uses of curse words by the mechanics (one in particular).
Moving to and living in Toronto will be really great. I’m joining MoveIn – intentional Christian community living in poor and densely populated areas. I’ll be living with 2 other guys in an apartment in St. Jamestown, and we’re part of a ‘Patch’ that includes another 2-3 girls who will be living in an apartment nearby. We’ll meet for weekly prayer meetings, and be a presence in the community. (I will be blogging about this soon, and will give much more detail).
I also might be doing an internship at a church in Oakville. We shall see… updates to come.