Afghanistan stories - a recap of the first week
Sent Friday, May 4, 2012View as plaintext
I've been back in Afghanistan for a little over a week. I arrived in Kabul last Thursday and in the past seven days I've covered more ground than I thought would be possible.
This entire trip has been an exercise in setting out to do what I suspected could not be done. So far I've been proven wrong. And at the same time proven right, because - despite my fear of failure - a larger part of me trusted that this was possible.
I have another week here, and another province to visit. It's a lot to fit into a short time and I'm grateful to have a reason to write these stories because they help me keep track of everything I'm seeing and feeling.
Thank you for helping make this trip possible. Whether you made a donation or simply sent me your good wishes, it helps and I'm grateful.