To say this blog post is a bit late would be much more than an understatement. For whatever reason, I just could not sit down and get in the right frame of mind to write about this trip. This trip was many things. It was glorious to visit family I’ve known about and had never met before. It was bittersweet in that it was the last trip with my ex-partner, a person I greatly enjoyed traveling with. It was trying and frustrating traveling with my family, specifically my parents, who complained about many things on a trip that was paid for them. It was exciting to learn from my mother’s family they had genealogical information on her biological father whom we knew next to nothing about. It was surreal to talk with mother Babci’s brother in Warsaw who was a proud and staunch, real life, original gangster communist. It was delicious to eat all the food there. It was heartwarming to see the meal my mother’s family prepared for us in Jasieniec. It was surprising to see how rude the Frankfurt Airport personnel was with taking my dad to the connecting flight (especially since my tripe to Germany in 2017 was so positive). Given the time that has transpired and the things that have occurred in my life since then, I find it hard to write about this trip in great detail. Rest assured it was a trip I will cherish and recommend to anyone interested to visit Poland.