On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

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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Yet Another Bee Story

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 [...]

5 Places I Long to Visit Again

5 Places I Long to Visit Again

People are always asking me, “Which place has been your favorite?” But I have no way to answer that!! Every place is my favorite for different reasons. Of course, I do have places that I want to go to again (and again and again)! That’s usually the list I try to give people. Mrs Ayla's [...]

Road Tripping Ireland

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 [...]

The Struggle of Ordering Food in Ireland

The Struggle of Ordering Food in Ireland

In honor of my return flight to Dublin tomorrow, I thought I would share with y'all a column I wrote for the Times-Georgian about ordering food in Ireland. Hope you enjoy!! --- Having lived in Ireland for eight months, my vocabulary has shifted quite a bit. I say things like, “Cheers!” and “Thanks a mill!” without [...]

Quintessential Holland

Quintessential Holland

1. Water The Netherlands are known for their canals. The cities have mastered the art of boat taxis, bridges, and reflections.  Canals wind and turn through Rotterdam shaping the city into the world it is today. Click the images to make them larger! 2. Tulips A trip to Holland wouldn't be complete without tulips. I [...]

Six Months of Ireland Montage

Six Months of Ireland Montage

So many amazing moments over the last six months! Here is a visual montage of my life over the course of half a year in Ireland. Make sure to click the images to make them larger! 🙂

St. Patrick’s Day, Dublin, Ireland 2014

St. Patrick’s Day, Dublin, Ireland 2014

Wow! St. Patrick's Day was a whirlwind and more. It was experience I will never forget, and I want to share some of that with you! Check out my photos and videos from Temple Bar, the Parade, and Parties in the Streets of Dublin. Make sure to click the images to enlarge them!  

Walk n Talk Mourne Mountains

Walk n Talk Mourne Mountains

The newest edition of Walk n Talk is in!!! Marian and I hiked three miles in the Mourne Mountains today, and she and I filmed some of the things we saw. Take a look at the beauty Northern Ireland has to offer!

Walk n Talk Dublin

Walk n Talk Dublin

So today I took my camera out into the city and walked n talked about what I was looking at.  Have a look and see some of Dublin!