No one was really looking for me. Only her. She needed some more accessories purchased before my departure and it was well too late for that.
I had felt very comfortable in Dubai and was dreading going to Kabul. In my mind, I was plotting reasons to permanently be stationed here. Weighing the tolerable against the repulsive. In short, I was afraid but I couldn’t tell anyone.
It was an I am back moment that could have been whispered into the wind, as I was not prepared to enjoy it.