Category: Life

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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Life Lately: Autumn in Scotland

Autumn is my favorite time of year, without a doubt. The colors of the leaves like gemstones. The salty sea air, no matter where I go. The blustery wind, nearly knocking me over (no joke). And of course, now that the time has changed, it’s getting dark just after 3 PM. But it’s all for

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