Perhaps you've taken a similar pause. You've returned from a trip and been asked how it was, maybe even to pinpoint a highlight. Ahhhhh. Let me think.
It's especially difficult after traveling internationally, say, to Africa.
Most of us who have had the privilege to meet people and see circumstances quite unlike our own have had to go through a period of debriefing upon return. Photos help. So does sharing memories with others who experienced the people and places with you.
And yes, I do have an Africa story that works its way to the front of the memory line.
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