Well, I am here!!! Safe and sound and with all of my luggage- YAY!

We are currently on Ireland time and it is approximately 3:45 pm here in Ireland, and 9:45am in Wisco!

Our flight was six hours long and it was cramped. Babies crying. Old creepy men next to us drooling. You get the picture- but we made it. Once we got to Shannon Airport we saw the group and then we all boarded a small bus. Since everyone was on time (SHOCKER), we had plenty of time to spare, so my Prof (Keely) decided that we should stop at a grocery store so we could stock our fridges, at least for tonight…

Enter Dunnes:

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While perusing the isles at Dunnes- which I might add, has the BIGGEST yogurt section I have ever seen in a grocery store- I came upon this gem of a product:

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What a name πŸ™‚ Sounds delish…not.

After we stopped at the grocery store, we came to Corrib Village- my official home for the next month! We got our room assignments, then found our room, and stumbled upon this:

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Β Its cute, right? Dorm living at its finest.

Then Cortney, Chelsea and I decided to walk to see where our class is tomorrow morning(8 am!!). This sign lead us to the correct destination:



Thats all for now ladies and gents!

I am soooooo tired.

Peace out homies (chest hand pump) πŸ™‚


“I’m so tired, but I can’t sleep…”

Β I Will Remember You: Sarah MacLachlan



5 Responses

  1. Sounds neat! And your dorm looks cool…is it really a dorm or what? Do you share a room or have your own room? This is so exciting! More pictures of you, please! πŸ™‚ Love you and miss you!

  2. Oh Al… I am so glad you made it there safe and sound! Your dorm is really cute! I wish we had those when we lived in the dorms! Anyway, it’s great that you posted pics to go along with your little blog entry. I like being able to see what you’re talking about. Do you have any fun plans for the upcoming week (AKA weekend)? I hope you’ll be trying a pint of something somewhere! I miss our little chats already… (sad). No, not really… I’ll go on skype as much as possible. If there’s ever a time you plan to be on and want/need to chat, send me an email and let me know. Ok, we’ll I’m off to do some really fun stuff like study for the GRE-woohoo. Love you and HAVE FUN!!!

  3. HI!!!! It looks great there!! Your room is cute and clean!! I’m sure after you have been there for awhile it will have clothes everywhere though! ha πŸ™‚ I can’t believe you are in Ireland!! That’s just so exciting!!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ WEll have a WONDERFUL time and I will talk to you soon!!!

    LOVE YA AND MISS YA ~ Crystal

    P.S. We need to make a Skype date soon
    P.S.S. Bring me home some Fruity Brown Sauce. πŸ˜‰

  4. Hahahaha sooooo I’m loving that “Fruity Brown Sauce!! Thank God it’s 50% Free!!! Anyway, glad you made it there safe and sound. Your place is adorable! Promise me one thing, though…that you will do an Irish jig while you are there?!? And, if possible, capture that on some sort of picture-taking device!!! πŸ˜‰ Love youuuu and miss you!

  5. Hi Ali: We tried to send a message but not sure you got it. We are computer tech challenged. We were at fishlake sat. Put in trhe pier. was a beautiful day.our apt. looks real cute. shadow says bark bark. Love Grandma and grampa

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