Blog Introductions, Pre-Japan Thoughts, and Packing Procrastination

Welcome, family, acquaintances, friends, and foes alike, to the official blog of Zoe V. Herron!

Writing and running a blog is something I've intended to do for several years, but between a lack of free time and my poor web design skills, it's just never really happened. However, after my graduation from high school last month, my lovely and HTML-talented little sister, Gaby, offered to create me one as a gift.

Thus, through a bit of brainstorming, came the birth of "Folds of Faith". While I plan on initially using this a forum to document my exchange in Japan from July 8, 2014 to August 4, 2014, I hope to continue updating it in college as a faith and lifestyle blog.

Of course...I can't end my first-ever blog post without talking about my month in the Land of the Rising Sun. I am leaving for San Francisco very early the day after 7:10 AM if you really wanted to know. From San Fran I will be flying for over 11 1/2 hours to Osaka.

To be honest, I don't even know to think or feel. I've never traveled out of the country or traveled on my own, and definitely not both at the same time! I know very little about the specifics of my actual trip, but I am so grateful to the Thurston County Lion's Clubs for providing me with once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and to my parents and friends for supporting me along the way.

On a slightly sillier note, I absolutely detest am I supposed to know how to pack for such a long trip, to a country I've never even set foot in? Actually, I shouldn't even be writing right now; I should be packing...




  1. Zoe, I am so excited to follow your new blog. I have been a fan of your writing for many years now. your love of writing began not too long after you learned to read. Even then it was aspparent you were quite gifted. I'm so excited to see what God has in store for you. I love you so much! Auntie



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Zoe. 22. Christian. PNW girl at heart, but following where He leads.
Always-wanderer, old book-collector, and coffee enthusiast.