Repatriate: St. Patrick’s Day – The Struggle

For the next two days, I will be talking about one of the many difficulties in the repatriate process. Being in your home country during a cultural celebration in your … Continue reading Repatriate: St. Patrick’s Day – The Struggle

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 … Continue reading 19 Habits I Brought Back From Ireland

Irish Road Trip Video – Cars

Funny funny FUNNY stuff!! Ok, maybe not to everyone, but to me, I died laughing. So, here’s the deal. This is a video made by the great, marvelous, and wonderful … Continue reading Irish Road Trip Video – Cars

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 … Continue reading From Kroger to Tesco and back

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. … Continue reading I Lived.

Ranking of Tourist Things in Ireland

Over the course of my year in Ireland and my previous trip there in 2012, I did several touristy attractions and tours. I created a definitive list of the favorite things … Continue reading Ranking of Tourist Things in Ireland

Ireland Road Trip Photo Blog

                              It was a great six days with Ryan taking in the beautiful Irish countryside. I … Continue reading Ireland Road Trip Photo Blog

The Truth About Life After College

Children watch the adults in their lives go about their daily business. The idea of being a grown up and free of homework seemed so magical. That freedom was something … Continue reading The Truth About Life After College

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. … Continue reading Cooking in Ireland

Questions about the Working Holiday

Several people emailed me with questions about the Working Holiday Authorization (WHA). I’ve decided to combine the most common questions into one blog post in hopes to help each of you. 🙂 What … Continue reading Questions about the Working Holiday

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 … Continue reading On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home