I’d like to say that I’m finally getting around to writing this because it is, quite literally, the 4th of July, but saying so just wouldn’t be truthful. I’m writing it because a dear friend of mine (again) quite literally brings up the subject of this post almost every. single. time that we hop on the phone to catch up. “When are you going to write about Vermont?” “Can’t think of anything to write? How […]
One thing I love most about living in a blossoming metropolitan city is the food scene that’s budding right along with it. And though Nashville — lovingly referred to by many as Music City — has had its own draw for years (and years and years) being a hub for live music, it’s recently become a destination for foodies looking to dig into (lol eating puns) its culinary landscape.
Ah, Halloween. What a complicated relationship I’ve had with you. As a kid, I couldn’t get enough of the hype that surrounded this highly-celebrated holiday. It usually started somewhere in the middle of summer with the premature arrival of Halloween decorations in Target. And soon to follow was the excitement of picking out that year’s costume at Party City, carving the familiar jack-o’-lantern designs into our pumpkins in the front yard, then sneaking early pieces […]
Ireland was never one of those places I traveled to in my preteen day-dreams. I instead had my heart set on one day making my way to other far-off places like Australia and Greece, or more tropical destinations like Fiji and the Caribbean. This disposition likely had something to do with the fact that when I was a kid, I had an irrational fear of leprechauns (among hundreds of other things), and the negative associations […]
I apologize in advance for the length of this post, but I can’t seem to edit down any more than what’s already been cut out. Trying to share all the details of this magnificent country in just a few words is harder than I thought, even though most of the sites initially left me speechless when I was there. I guess it takes some time to recover and process everything that was seen, then some more […]