“So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

As the day I leave Senegal draws near, I'm feeling a host of emotions. I can't decided whether to be happy or sad about the whole ordeal. I'm going home and leaving home at the very same time.

And for those who can't see what's on my face, it's a smiley face made out of African material.