And yet another update (still no internet)

It is amazing how much you take for granted having internet in your house. While our family would gripe a bit about having only 1.6 Mbps to split among 5 people, we have discovered that 1.6 is much much faster than 0.0 Mbps which is where we currently are. According...

A Brief Update from Dublin

At the end of January I wrote a post saying I was going to get the blog up and running again in mid-February. That was the plan. Then last Monday, as I was sitting down to make some updates to the site, the Internet at our house died. 8 days later our broadband...

A Day Off

So when you’re focused in on finding a job in an economy such as the one here in Ireland, waking up to see a headline like this,”Eircom to shed 2,000 jobs in effort to cut €100m per year” is not an encouragement. Thankfully Liz & I had decided...

Everything Takes Twice as Long

Three months ago this morning Liz, Méabh, Brenna & I touched down in Dublin. Melissa & James Garza, as well as Ann Marie Kerr (all 3 are part of the Vineyard church plant in the Liffey Valley) picked us, and all our bags up at the airport (I’m still not...

Sit Down and Shut Up

I’ve written about my love of checklists in the past. I feel a sense of satisfaction when I have something I need to do, and then get it done. Plus, let’s face it, when someone asks you, “So what did you do today?” it feels good to rattle off...

Rejection Emails

Twenty-Five years ago when I was looking to start a career after college, the majority of the rejection letters came via mail. It’s a weird moment in time when you get that letter. When an envelope comes, with a company logo in the top left corner, and the...