Our Journey (Part 7) – St. Patrick’s Day

Our Journey (Part 7) – St. Patrick’s Day

(This is part 7 in a series of posts detailing the events leading up to our move from Ithaca to Dublin. You can read the whole series here) As we approached the end of February 2011, the big thing on our minds was the pregnancy. We were learning new medical terms like...
Our Journey (part 4) – A Bit of a Curve Ball

Our Journey (part 4) – A Bit of a Curve Ball

(This is the fourth post in a series detailing our journey from Ithaca to Dublin. You can find the previous posts here, here & here.) “What do you want us to do with the next 20 years of our lives?” I already knew the answer to that question. In fact I...

Birdie

Over on my blog the other day, I wrote about preparing anecdotes for when you are going to be someplace where you will need to make small talk. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to  share our latest story. Our house in Dublin is a bit bigger than we were...
A Week in the Life..

A Week in the Life..

One of the common questions we hear is “What does life in Ireland look like for us?” I thought I’d write out a brief preview of the week ahead for us, as well as a brief recap on the past weekend, and hopefully give you a glimpse. When I was on a...

Heading West

Liz, Méabh and I dropped off Erin and Brenna on Saturday and drove to the west coast of Ireland.  It was the first time since we arrived here last summer that we’ve taken any time to get away…it was long over due. We were originally planning to stay for two...