There were a few apartments in Topeka KS that were at the top of my list, but I was still looking around and wasn’t sure if I was ready to bite the bullet yet. I was also looking at some other nearby towns. What gave me the ability to make up my mind, was landing a job in Topeka. had send out resumes to quite a few companies in the area, and one of them offered me a job that I absolutely could not refuse. I figured it would be best to live in the same city so that I would be close to my office, and the fact that the apartments that I had seen there were the ones that I was most happy with made it all the better.
I wish that I could say that my parents were still alive and that I have siblings that I’m close to. But I don’t have that in life. I have made a lot of friends over the years, but I miss having family. That said, I believe that friends can become family too. I had previoulsy been living in another country where I spoke the language and worked for a company there. But I had trouble making new friends there because I was from a foreign country. I wanted to get back to the US and live in a city that I had once lived in before and had met many people in the past that were friendly and nice. Topeka is that city.
Leaving the country that I had been living and working in for 10 years was not a sad thing for me. I was ready to leave. It did not feel like home to me, and I always felt like an outsider there. I never felt that way in Kansas. So I was really looking forward to moving, and it turned out that the move helped to make me very happy. I have joined some local clubs, gotten to know some new people, and I even hooked up with some of my old friends once again.