Leap Day

Nothing particular exciting happened today (I didn’t propose to anyone, in case you were wondering), but it was a really good day. Another set of neighbors came over to introduce themselves to us. They are a young couple, with 3 kids under the age of 5. Then Vincent and Ann came over again to meet…

Peace

As long as we imagine and live as if there is no peace in sight, and that it all depends on us to make it come about, we are on the road to self-destruction. But when we trust that the God of love has already given the peace we are searching for, we will see…

Virginia

We are all settled into the new house in Virginia. It feels wonderful to have all of my stuff unpacked and not living out of my suitcase anymore. The house is nice and big, and I have my own room and bathroom. I am thanking God that I had the weeks in Dublin that I…

County Wicklow, pt. 3

It is 99% sure we are moving tomorrow morning. I’m at a hotel in the nearest town with Paddy using wifi. They are playing a CD of piano Christmas carols in the lobby. I love O Holy Night, but hello people, it’s February! As a farewell to County Wicklow, here are 3 more pictures from…

County Wicklow, pt. 2

I am still in County Wicklow. I have no idea what to call the people I nanny for-my bosses? family? Anyways, they are having one problem after another with their new house, but are hopeful early next week we will be moving to Virginia. The past 2 weeks have undoubtedly been the quietest of my…

County Wicklow

The past week was a little weird and unexpected. The family I nanny for (Patrick, Lauren and Daniel) is still waiting on some paperwork to move into their new house in County Cavan, so they temporarily moved to County Wicklow to Lauren’s sisters’ house, which is currently empty…. The good: -County Wicklow is BEAUTIFUL. The…

Everywhere

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” -Susan Sontag  

Dublin in Photos pt. 2

One of my favorite things about Dublin is its doors because they have so much character. Here are 3 examples: One of the main streets, O’Connell, at night: I can’t wait wait to show pictures of the countryside (my new home) soon!