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The Power of Scent

So the strangest/best thing happened last night. It was late. I’d been out with friends catching up, got home, talked to my parents, and finally around 11.30pm, I made my […]

Sleet vs Hail

One of the most difficult things to get over in Ireland was the weather. Everyone was always talking about it. What they called hail though is most certainly NOT the […]

Another Thing Living Abroad Taught Me

Living abroad taught me how to be alone. I’m writing this from my phone as I sit alone in Subway. Before moving to Ireland, I don’t think I would have […]

The Irish Version of Myself

Moving to Ireland created a version of myself that can only be described as the Irish version of myself. Irish Morgan is loud, free, and doesn’t have a care in […]

9 Things I Learned When I Moved to Ireland

1. Friends are the most important accessory. I found my friend soul mate in Ireland. Matilda is the three-year younger Swedish version of me. She and I went through break-ups […]

#SorryILivedInEurope

Sometimes I’ll do strange things or say strange things or try to drive on the left side of the road. When these things happen, my only response is to say, […]

19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland

1: Saying things like “Brilliant!” and “Grand!” and “Thanks a million!” and “Cheers!” They just slip out and people look at me like I’m crazy 2: Writing my dates like […]

From Kroger to Tesco and back

Having returned to America and re-entered Carrollton society caused some of the habits I used to have to change. Grocery shopping is one of those experiences. Prior to living in […]

I Lived.

Well, it’s here!! One year living in Dublin, Ireland and traveling around Europe and Israel caught on video. I finished the editing and every clip is only two seconds long. […]

Cooking in Ireland

Here’s one of my old columns! Hope you enjoy! —- “Hey Mama, do you happen to know what half a cup is in grams?” I asked my mother on FaceTime. […]

Beginning of the End

It is Sunday morning. I leave for America tomorrow. I still have to pack my room and say goodbye to a my closest friends. Bring on the final 24 hours. […]

I moved to Dublin and fell in love.

One year ago, I hopped off an Aer Lingus flight, piled giant suitcases into a taxi, and sped off into the early Dublin day. I had no idea what adventures awaited me, […]

Favorite Places to Visit in Ireland

This is a list of my favorite places to visit in Ireland. Some of the places are entire counties while others are towns. The list is my own personal opinion, […]

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