Thinking Back & Looking Forward

Today is the two-week anniversary of my departure from Ireland. My way of life there seems to have faded away at the same rate as my way of life here returned – fast. Upon arrival, I felt similar to the way I did when I first arrived in Ireland – comparing where I was to…

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Full Circle

Currently sitting in the JFK airport in NYC, and I’m taken back to just three months ago when I was waiting to board the plane that would take me to Ireland. Only 3 months, yet I wonder how past me and present me sat next to each other would seem similar and different. It’s been…

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Winter is here

Since it is quite cold, very windy, and sputtering rain (not unusual), I have some down time to throw a few layers on, curl up with some tea, and update y’all on my life. Here is some visuals to what I’ve been up to. It doesn’t capture all the moments, but it shows some of the big…

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Dia Dhuit

Today is the one month anniversary of my arrival in Maynooth. My first month here has proven how fast time can go and how much can happen in four weeks. The last time I wrote to LTA, I was sitting in an airport in New York City. I am now sitting in my flat with remnants of traveling strewn…

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En Route to Dublin

Hello Letters to America readers! I am writing to you from a brightly lit, corner seat in the JFK International Airport in New York City. In a few hours, I will board a plane to Dublin, Ireland and begin my study abroad journey. This is my first blog ~ever~, so bear with me. I write…

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