Serendipity

Serendipity

In Ireland, people don’t say ‘How are you,’ they ask, ‘What’s your story?’ I’m writing this blog while sitting at O’Hare after an eight-hour flight from Dublin. I, along with nineteen fellow students, two professors, and one advisor, left for a literary study...
Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open

“Writing is the only way I have to explain my own life to myself.”  – Pat Conroy My husband and I recently spent an afternoon in Salthill, a seaside area in the city of Galway. It was a beautiful sunny day in Ireland, something residents repeatedly reminded us...
In the First Place

In the First Place

“Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about unbecoming everything that isn’t really you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place. –Anonymous I found this quote in one of countless writing notebooks I own (my version of...

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