I say “adios” to everyone except for Ben tomorrow. That’s when the two of us start a weeklong roadtrip to Boston. I fly out to Dublin from the Boston airport June 8. Pretty scary. Not the goodbye thing. That’s only temporary. I guess I’m most scared of packing. I have to cram my life into a 50-pound bag then live out of it for about eight weeks. Can’t wait to...
Hey, I just realized………..you have to leave Dublin behind, so...– My father via email
Suspended my car insurance starting June 1 and told the bank not to cancel my debit card while I’m spending in a foreign country. That means I’ve accomplished two of about 300 things I need to do in the next two weeks. Progress.
I thought I was done ordering textbooks. Turns out I have at least two more books to buy for Dublin. I’ve already read Dubliners by James Joyce, but I need the one with a foreward written by Terrence Brown. Gahhh. This foreward had better be good, Terrence.
The countdown begins
In just 30 days, I’ll board a plane to Dublin, Ireland, to begin my six-week writing adventure. I’ll be using this Tumblr account to chronicle my trip and share my work. Bear with me while I learn how to use this thing.