Category: Life

Life Lately: Spring in Scotland

Spring has sprung here in Edinburgh. My garden is green with new life and the cold rain is interspersed with boughts of glorious warm sun. The days have become longer, the sun rising just before 6 a.m. and setting at almost 9 p.m. Everyone tells me the days will keep growing longer as summer sets

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Ireland for St Patrick’s Day 2019

“Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.” — Nora Roberts My sister-in-law is here in Scotland, visiting us from the States. It is her first time in Europe and no trip to Celtic land (in my opinion) is complete without a stop in Ireland. Being that both she and her

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February Explorations in the Highlands

A romantic weekend road trip to celebrate my 27th birthday in Fort William & Oban. I’m halfway through this semester and being the anxious person I am, all I wanted for my birthday was to get out of the city. I found a really good deal at Onich Hotel in Fort William, so my husband

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Life Lately: Winter in Scotland

This blog has fallen to the wayside lately because of full-time school, work and book writing. (Apologies.) So, I will try to round up everything that has happened since my last Life Lately and distill it into something readable… 😉 I wasn’t prepared to be plunged into the darkness of Scotland, even though I knew it

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How I Actually Manage My Anxiety

If you have ever felt the crippling feeling of doom and fear that a panic attack can bring, know you are not alone. I don’t know if it’s my genetics or our world, but I have (looking back) dealt with anxiety, to some degree, my entire life. I didn’t have a “real” panic attack until

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