Chips or Fries?
Sep25

Chips or Fries?

It’s been over a month now since I returned from my study abroad adventure in Ireland, and yet it feels like I was just there yesterday. School has started up again here in Tuscaloosa, but in my mind I’m still lying in fields of green in the Irish countryside. Upon my return to the United States, my immediate reaction was to eat something that Ireland didn’t have–like southern cooking. I was excited to be back...

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Ireland My Home
Jul20

Ireland My Home

It has now been almost a month since I first arrived in the Emerald Isle for my UA in Ireland study abroad program, but it feels like it’s been at least a year. I can’t believe that I’ll soon be leaving this place, but I know that even when I leave I’ll take a piece of it with me. When I first arrived in Ireland, I was busy trying not to have high expectations. I was afraid that I would fantasize it in my mind...

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Gearing Up for the Green Hills
May11

Gearing Up for the Green Hills

I never thought that I would be packing for all four seasons in one small suitcase, but here I am. I’m still not sure how I’m going to do it. In just over a month, I’ll be departing my quiet home in the Mississippi country for a five-week adventure in the gloriously green hills of Ireland, and the packing is nothing short of a colossal challenge. I’m trying to pack coats in with shorts and rain boots in with...

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