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Halfway there

14 Mar 2016, 07:20 UTC
Halfway there
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Here we are… past the halfway mark. The last time we went outdoors, the last time we talked to a friend, the last time we had a fresh fruit… All this was sixth month ago. Next times are six month away.
I’ve received this question quite a few times, recently: am I looking forward to coming back? But to be honest, I had never really asked myself. We are busy from the time we leave our bed to the moment we go back to it, and being melancholic is not on top of my to-do list.
So, let’s see…

On one side, there are things I will be delighted to come back to. First, people: it will be great to see my family again, and to spend evenings listening to what my friends have accomplished in a year. Actually, even hearing the voice of someone who is not one of my five crewmates sounds exciting. Not that I don’t enjoy being around them; the 5 of them are brilliant and passionate. They’ve been selected for that. But after six months without talking to anyone else, some diversity in my social ...

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