Repatriate: St. Patrick’s Day – the Change

Repatriate: St. Patrick’s Day – the Change

Y'all, life has been crazy lately and I haven't been able to write like I've wanted to. There are more specific reasons why, but I don't want to bore you with the details. So, I apologize for the delay, but here is what changed on St. Patrick's Day to make it better. ----- As the [...]

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Repatriate: St. Patrick’s Day – The Struggle

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 host country.  For me, the most difficult cultural celebration occurred yesterday, St. Patrick's Day. My heart yearned to be no where on earth except in [...]

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!  

First Thoughts on Cork

First Thoughts on Cork

I'm posting from my Kindle  in the hostel so bare with me. Morning after our first night in Cork and I am already in love with this town. It is the complete opposite of Dublin. Dublin is busy, non stop, and is loud. Cork is calm, peaceful, and much quieter. We only walked around for [...]

St. Patrick’s Day is Coming

St. Patrick’s Day is Coming

I am so excited to spend St. Patrick's Day in Ireland!! It is something I can check off the bucket list and always look back on.  In the coming days there will be festivals, parades, food, and of course booze.  The locals have warned me of preteens running amuck in the city drunk as old [...]