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New Year Resolutions One Month at a Time

  • January 5, 2018
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My 2017 resolution taught me something important – year-long arching goals don’t work well for me. It’s said that most New Year resolutions fall by the wayside just a few weeks into the year. Instead of setting myself up with a big goal, and disappointing myself in December, this year…

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2017 Reading Challenge Wrap

  • December 31, 2017
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Here’s my final 2017 Reading Challenge check-in! This time last year, I have myself a goal to read 24 books by the end of the year. Let’s get straight to it. I didn’t make it. I was just four books shy! (I unsuccessfully tried to argue that The Once and…

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Day Three in Dublin

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Since we overslept the day before and messed up our schedule, we jam packed everything we missed into our third day. After a quick bite at home, we rushed over to Trinity College to take a look at the Library and the Book of Kells. The Book of Kells exhibit…

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Day Two in Dublin

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Day Two in Dublin, majorly jet-lagged. I got a call from a 425 number 3AM Dublin time, which I stupidly answered. The man on the phone was looking for someone named Robert McEwen… I think? It was a haze. I don’t know what I said but I know how I…

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First Night in Dublin

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This September, I had a chance to visit Ireland for the first time. As an American with Irish ancestry, I can tell you there’s one thing we love and that’s being Irish(ish). Us Irish-Americans are really proud of our history. 🙂 Truth be told, I don’t know much about my Irish…