How to Stay in Touch


One of the hardest things about moving away from your friends and family, who are now all spread out all over the country, is that you never know when the next time you're going to talk to them is. Yes, you can text and call but there's nothing like seeing that person face to face. For me, that's where FaceTime, or Skype, comes in. 

For my parents, it's easiest if I just talk to them on the phone. I am able to set aside different days and times to talk to everyone that I want to talk to, though it takes a lot more planning then I thought it would originally. You see, living in California, I'm at least two hours behind everyone. Everyone that I try and keep in touch with either lives in the Central or Eastern time zones. Sometimes it's a three hour difference, sometimes it's a two hour difference. 

Not only that, but I have to remember what day it. This is probably the hardest part. You see, I don't work normal days. My weekends are normal weekend days, so my Monday isn't necessarily a real Monday. It's sometimes difficult to think about, and there isn't really a day go by that I don't go without asking "Wait, what's the real day today?" But I wouldn't change it for the world. 

Being able to see my friends and family, even if I can't give them a hug, is literally the best thing in the world. I can see how happy they are, if they've changed their hair, watch them roll their eyes as I say something completely ridiculous, or see how they're doing by the look on their face. That's why FaceTiming them means so much to me. My favorite dates will be these FaceTime Dates.

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