The young man next to me is sitting on the floor beside one of the many supports. Â He looks around every once in awhile trying to gather his courage. Â I started talking to him, asking where he was from, what he’s going to school for, etc. trying to distract him from the fact that we’re 50 ft in the air. Â Eventually, after a lot of coaching from the officers and support from the other cadets, he made it down the wall and was back up a few minutes later with a smile on his face ready to conquer the open side.
I don’t have a fear of heights (that was knocked out when I did a ropes course in the rafters of an ice rink) but as I told the cadet … Read More »
Recently,Â we had our spring break, so I felt like sharing about my ideal spring break experience from last year, which I find to be very close to my heart.
â€œSpring break.â€ From the words alone, one can imagine going to a place that is warm and exciting for enjoyment purposes. But in my case, the scenario was different. Instead of choosing a beach-type place like Florida or California, my friend and I decided to travel north to explore the Canadian city of Toronto. As people of Indian origin, we are required to have a visa to travel to any country (a visa is like the official entry document which is needed to be shown at checkpoint).
The first step towards our trip was obtaining Tourist Visas from the Canadian Embassy in Detroit. Though the visa process … Read More »