I’m Tired

Summer is simmering down. The leaves are starting to fall. It’s time for me to awaken from my mid-year hibernation, but I don’t want to wake up. With everything that’s happened in the past month (the three devastating hurricanes, the bomb in London, Flooding in South East Asia, the terrorist attack in Las Vegas) it’s all just too much. I’m tired. Emotionally, physically, I’m just so freakin’ tired.

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Ireland Then and Now

Nostalgia is a powerful thing, and it got me bad.

A couple months ago I was going through my mom’s hard drive with all the family pictures on it, and stumbled across a folder full of scanned pictures taken of my maternal grandparents– from about the 1950’s to 2017. I also noticed a couple similarities between pictures they took in Ireland when they lived there/visited and the ones I took the last few times I was in Ireland…

Click through for more pictures of Ireland from the 1950’s to now: Ireland Then and Now

I don’t have a new post for this week (more on that later) so enjoy a throwback post to Ireland, and the pictures of my family living/traveling around the Island.

Catching a Cold in Amsterdam

A picture of one of Amsterdam's Canals with the title of the blog post overlaying it: "Catching a cold in Amsterda."

One of the worst things that can happen when you travel is getting sick. Normally, I’m pretty good at packing different types of medicine (I’m lactose intolerant so I try to be prepared for everything). I was not prepared during my last trip to Ireland/The Netherlands. I was not prepared at all. Read More

The Best Free Activites In Downtown Dallas

Like most big cities in the United States, there aren’t a lot of free activities to enjoy in Downtown Dallas, Texas. The main amusements, like the Arboretum or Aquarium, include both entrance fees and parking fees. Most of Dallas’ residents spend their nights and weekends venturing out to the hundreds of bars and restaurants that make Dallas what it is. But, for those of us that enjoy not having to spend money in order to have a good time I’ve put together the following list based entirely on my opinion and time spent in Dallas: Read More

Sunset Dinner in Cabo San Lucas

After three straight days of touristy Mexican food, my cousins and I were ready for a change: A diversion from fajitas, tacos, and fish. That change ended up being a sunset dinner at Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort’s Italian food restaurant: Vela. Read More