As some of you have probably noticed, I have a tendency to disappear... But usually with stories! Since repatriating from the States I have essentially become a tourist in my own country. Really I have no regrets about this. Seriously. It was a bulletproof excuse to finally bike the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle…
When you realise you're now rooting for Germany because you want to see more Mats Hummels.
Have you ever had the experience where you wish you followed your first impression and faked not speaking English? I spent the 6 hour flight from Logan to Dublin next to a Philosophy graduate student. I'll admit... I have a bias against Philosophy students seeing as I dated (and was briefly engaged to)one. He's the…
Do these things happen any more in the new Kinja?
I survived my roommate's wedding. I am much saddened to report that there is a dearth of pho in Eastern Washington, so I am substituting gloriously delicious Mexican food for my go-to hangover cure (thanks to the GTer who suggested it back in the day!)
It seems I am incapable of sending an email that contains a complete, coherent sentence containing proper English syntax. Henceforth, I decided to simplify things and have decided to rely on using a single word with varying inflections to denote an array of meanings, with the goal of reducing further screaming into…
Based on things that I've missed in the past when I've been gone for a while. Heavily influenced by the West Coast
... or does anyone have a good response to "I thought Irish people didn't like Orange?" that doesn't involve throwing things or fantasising about stapling things to the offending party's forehead?
It never ends!
I've literally been at work for less time than it took me to ride in.... and I'm calling it a day.*
Few things are more obnoxious than the faux-concern that comes from diet evangelicals. As in the people who start a new diet, then see it as their life's mission to make sure
Just my regularly scheduled Thursday existential crisis.
I've tried, and after several attempts, I just can't get into Buffy.
Their pants are not acid proof. (cue massive gasps of surprise)
Exciting thing that happened this afternoon: My boyfriend surprised me with a week long trip to Dublin.
I asked someone completely and totally GT-uninitiated if they even pubmed.
With all due respect, it should not ever, ever be above above 80F in February. I don't care how close you are to the equator and how delicious your barbeque is, this isn't the freaking sun.
Help distract me from the fact that Freddy McFungus is back and I have to spend the weekend cleaning out incubators.