Am I Afraid to Travel?

Am I Afraid to Travel?

Often, I am asked, "Are you not afraid to just show up in a city by yourself?" "Don't you worry about terrorist groups?" "Aren't you scared of what could happen?" "You could get drugged!" "How do you do it?!" My answer to those questions is usually the same. I chuckle and put on my brave [...]

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Irish Road Trip Video – Cars

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 Ryan Cuncannon who is better known as my better half on the Irish Road Trip. It is a mere snippet of the footage he shot from [...]

Ireland Road Trip Photo Blog

Ireland Road Trip Photo Blog

                              It was a great six days with Ryan taking in the beautiful Irish countryside. I fell in love with Ireland all over again.        

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 [...]

Packing for an Irish Road Trip

Packing for an Irish Road Trip

Tomorrow is the day that Ryan and I take off on a 6-day/5-night road trip around Ireland. We have a kind of plan, and hostle reservations for each night. But seeing as how I am a well traveled person who always plans ahead and is ready for any and every thing possible to go wrong, I save my [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: The Decision

On the Words of Forrest Gump: The Decision

"That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run." When Forrest says this line, he is referring to the time when he decided to take a jog not knowing that he would end up on a jog lasting more than three years. Like Forrest, I decided to go for a little run. [...]

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 [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: Shoes

On the Words of Forrest Gump: Shoes

“My momma always said you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes, where they go, where they’ve been.” - Forrest Gump Shoes are part of everyday life. If you don't have shoes, your feet could freeze, burn, get cut, be smushed, or any number of things. They also work as a cover. Some [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: A Preview

On the Words of Forrest Gump: A Preview

Over the next few weeks, I'm going to periodically post on the words of Forrest Gump. For anyone who has seen this movie, you know all the quotable lines. "Can't sit here." "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." "Run Forrest! Run!" "Bubba was my best good friend." So [...]

Long Time Coming

Long Time Coming

It's been a long time coming to this point. Lots of thoughts, frustrations, tears, and a few cuss words later, but I'm finally at a point of acceptance. With that, I found myself with a new resolve to push forward into the great unknown and pray that the outcome will be better than what I [...]