Welcome 2018! Whoop whoop! Who thought up this notion of New Year’s resolutions and why are we obligated to come up with something? What is it about the New Year that brings out our desire to wipe our slates clean and start over – healthier, happier and more organized? Frankly, I’m always messing with my slate. Or a fresh piece of paper. I am hyper-aware … Continue reading Habits and Resolutions
You may be asking yourself, “Who is this Saoirse?” and “How the heck do you say her name?” I get the latter a lot. The name itself is a popular one in Ireland right now for both genders. It’s pronounced seer-sha, and it means Freedom. I’ve always been a stuffed animal fan. From as far back as I can remember, no matter where I was in … Continue reading Saoirse
I am not Rick Steves. God love him with his great books, videos, website and tours, and his friendly outgoing social persona that gets every best delicious morsel out of his travels. We dream of being like him. But you see, I’m an introvert. I don’t mean the misconceived antisocial weirdo hermit image that just popped in to your brain. I love the way Laurie … Continue reading I am not Rick Steves.