Airport thoughts

It's been a long time since I've posted. Life has been busy. It has that nasty habit of flying along so quickly that we can barely catch it. 


Snow in Cork

My heart ached for snow. Seeing pictures and videos of snow back home in Pennsylvania was one of the few things that made me really, truly homesick during my time here in Cork. 

Conglomerate of lives

My friend Anna put traveling best when she said "it's bizarre to make a life and then you leave and your life there is done and no one from your other lives know anything about that life because they weren't there!" Okay, someone might have been able to put it a bit more eloquently, but she captured everything I feel when I travel. 

Not so love at first sight

I thought when I first came to Ireland, it might be love at first sight. I thought the lush green countryside would lull me into enchantment, and Cork City would rush into my heart with an immediate burst of wonder. I was wrong. In my experience, trying to fall in love with Ireland immediately was... Continue Reading →

The lady with the dog

Every morning, I walk past a lady and her dog. Well, I guess it would be dogs... Most days, she is walking a border collie. Some days, it's a little Scottish terrier.

A group affair

When I went to New Zealand, I was nervous to travel alone. A whole new country, a whole new world, and I was by myself.  When I came to Ireland, I was worried to travel with a group. 

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