Day 365 of 365 - Goodbye

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better scan. I don't want to replace this one because it will mess up the current links.

I know this is kind of corny, but I figured it would be a good place to end what's left of my 365 days project.

It would've been ending at about this time anyway, and really, in kind of a funny twist, I'm ending it the day before I go out to Oregon for college... I started it the day before I left Oregon to fly home last year :)

It's been an interesting year (I'm going to count a little beyond the project in all of this, but I don't think it matters).

I drove across the US with my father at the beginning. I've been to twelve different US states and three new countries. I spent ten weeks on the opposite side of the earth. I've been on 13 different airplanes.

I met about a thousand new people (that's exaggerated, but not by much) and it's felt as though I've been constantly saying goodbye.

I have an amazing boyfriend who I'm going to miss very much for the next four months :)

I thought I'd developed a pretty clear concept of self, but the person who was sitting in the airport in January at 6 am, watching the snow fall in the dark and waiting to go to the Philippines, seems foreign to me now. I've been so many different things in the past year. When a familiar backdrop falls away from you, you learn a lot about yourself.

Anyway, I'm leaving for college tomorrow (Lewis & Clark, in Portland, Oregon), and while this isn't a goodbye to flickr by any means, I think it's time to put this particular project to rest. I know I was pretty sporadic for the last half of the year, but it finally felt like I was absorbed completely in life, instead of waiting to be able to stop biding my time.

And now... I need to go finish packing, since I'm leaving for the airport at 5:30 am... eek!

cabroll, ir0cko, mela.de.gypsie, and 201 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. kirstenlovesputi 69 months ago | reply

    Wow, total shock. This is absolutely adorable. Margo, I really enjoyed your 365, I can't believe it's been a year already. Good luck at college. Is your major still International Relations?

  2. Huntter 68 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called 525600, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    Beautiful work...

  3. Chris .. 68 months ago | reply

    This is fantastic. what a way to finish!

  4. hairstyle 68 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Portrait Award (Trophied only -2 for 1 ), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  5. icebar ◕‿◕ 68 months ago | reply

    margo, i think you should enter this in the contest on this site and see if you win a trip to nyc!

  6. kevinwells 67 months ago | reply

    seriously, margo, take alice's suggestion! DO IT!

  7. margolove 67 months ago | reply

    thanks for the reminder! And thanks, Alice :)

  8. jarnmang 67 months ago | reply

    awwwwwww!!!! awww!! sogoood. i can't believe i didnt see this until now.

    i'm glad you're still putting stuff up on flickr. i always enjoy looking through your photos.

    and awww!!! (i had to say it again :) )

  9. margolove 67 months ago | reply

    haha jan :D Yay! And thank you so much.

  10. hattie mahatma 64 months ago | reply

    this is astoundingly adorable

  11. nicolasv 62 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called bored or border // only the best // invite only, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  12. cerise9 ♫ 62 months ago | reply

    Ooooh ! It's adorable !
    "Love is in the air"!

  13. Isadora Mattiolli 61 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called the history books forgot about us, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  14. wildeyedboy 61 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm a songwriter and I've used your photo in the music video to my song Bubble Bath World.

    The whole video is made up of Creative Commons licensed Flickr photos, and the song itself is released under Creative Commons. Feel free to use it (or any of my music) for your own internet projects! You can download it all for free on the music page of my blog.

    Thanks. ;)

  15. frischmilch 59 months ago | reply

    i'm realling digging your style and instantly fel in love with it. you are great.
    (i just don't had the time to fav so many photos you did, so i comment on this last one only)

  16. milki.c 55 months ago | reply

    Such a sweet kiss. :) Great colors, too.

  17. .thana✌ 47 months ago | reply

    I loved the story, This is what I call perfection.

  18. lausse 37 months ago | reply

    Aaaaw! Wish it was me.

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