On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

“I’m pretty tired. I think I’ll go home now. And just like that, my runnin’ days was over, so I went home to Alabama.” – Forrest Gump So I am currently sitting in Dublin Airport waiting for the time to come when they tell me to board the plane. I lost it initially when I […]

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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. Dublin, you are mine today. With all the love in the world, Morgan

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Yet Another Bee Story

So, remember the last time a bee attacked me? Well, he has come back for his revenge. Matilda and I were walking back to the flat after a nice lunch and some afternoon shopping. We were laughing and cutting up like nothing was wrong. Then, just as we turn onto our street she goes, “Don’t […]

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8 Reasons to do a Working Holiday

1. Work in a foreign country. Americans can get a working holiday to Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.  Most people enter the business world with a college degree, work experience, and references. But what most people don’t have is working experience in a foreign country. How cool would it be to be in an interview speaking with […]

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Road Tripping Ireland

So last night, my friend Ryan and I sat down with our MacBooks and planned our trip to Donegal. It started off as a simple, “Let’s take the bus over to Donegal and Sligo” turned into a flown blown road trip. We won’t be gone long, leaving early this coming Saturday morning and returning the following Thursday […]

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Feeling 22

My birthday TOMORROW, August 29th, and I’ll  be turning 23!!!  With the arrival of another birthday and the passing of another year, I am forced to look back on the one that’s just gone. I cannot believe that I’ve spent 11 of the 12 months of my 22nd year here in Ireland. It was the […]

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65 Thoughts I Have on my Day Off

 Ugh. Sunshine. Gross. What time is it? 8.47am? Curse you job and your early mornings. Back to sleep. What time is it now? 9.52am? Guess I’m up. To get out of bed or not? … Not. Let’s read a book. Books are good. Harry Potter and the Hoot Nanny He Gets Himself Into. What time […]

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Why I Want to Live Abroad Again

Moving to a new place is never easy. It is difficult and presents challenges you did not know were possible.  Sometimes you struggle to make new friends or you have difficulty fitting into the new workplace. The literal move itself is never easy! Moving town to town lugging every prized (or let’s face it, not so prized possession) in the […]

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The Truth of Why I Haven’t Written

I haven’t posted anything on here since July 12, and in the last week, I’ve had several people ask me why I wasn’t posting. Well, the truth is that I have nothing good to write about. If you read my last post, then you know I am spiraling quickly into a horrible decent of realization […]

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Rut, Funk, and Writer’s Block

People are starting to ask me, “What are you gonna do when you go home?” Want to know the answer? No freaking idea.  I don’t know. The possibilities are endless. I’m in an awkward place. I know that I only have two and a half more months in Ireland, and I will be on a […]

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