Every year my dad gets me the LEGO City advent calendar, and every year I try to update daily, and every year I lose the pattern about 10 days into the month. So let’s see how I do this year.
I found a writing prompt to the effect of
If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere
that then asked, ‘is there anywhere about which you think or thought the same?’
And, as prompts are intended to do, this got me thinking. If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere!
So where is there? Continue reading
I have a crazy notion to propose. College students across the country may explode when they read this, but bare with me, because I do have my reasons. Here’s what I think:
Finals week is actually not that bad. Continue reading
While packing for my month in Italy, I came across this great post with tips and tricks on how to pack a capsule wardrobe, or a month’s worth of outfits in one small suitcase with as few items as possible. After actually living out of a suitcase this month, I decided to post my own checklist for packing for a month at the beach. Continue reading
Let’s just talk about wifi for a minute. Wifi in Ireland is available pretty much everywhere. You can get wifi for free in restaurants, the airport, and even on buses! But do you know where you can’t get wifi? Our hotel room, our tour bus, and the Cliffs of Moher. And do you know where I was when I needed wifi? Our tour bus and the Cliffs of Moher.
You see, our American credit card is extremely helpful to have with us so we can pay for things… unless we can’t pay card. And then, well, the card isn’t so helpful. So, you know, we needed to call home to get the pin for the card.
So there I am at the Cliffs of Moher, where the free wifi doesn’t work, and the buses are coming and going. I logged onto wifi from some bus and spent probably 2 or 3 minutes filling in the log-in form just to connect. Once I was online, I pulled up Skype, dialed the number, and called. Just as John answered the phone, guess what happened. No, really, guess.
The bus drove away.
I finally get through on the phone and the bus is driving away.
Really?? Continue reading