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Tweaking My Brain Chemistry & (Slowly!) Finding Fulfillment Over The Summer

I’ve been a fan of Sam Dylan Finch and his blog Let’s Queer Things Up! for a long time now. From its beginning in 2014, LQTU has educated, comforted, and inspired me as a gay mentally ill person. Plus, Sam himself … Continue reading

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I’ve Made It This Far.

Trigger warning: This post contains mention of suicide ideation. I was sitting on my bed on one of my first days in Ireland, half-numb with jet lag, scrolling through Facebook on my phone, when I saw the post. One of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Identity, Heritage, & Irish-Americanness

I am 1/8th Irish. That doesn’t make me special: It describes many of the people I know. Millions of Irish immigrated to the US in the last couple of centuries, so it’s not at all surprising that many of the … Continue reading

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The Familiar & Not

Yesterday was my last full day in Ireland and I spent it on a bus tour all by myself – to Giant’s Causeway, the Dark Hedges, the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, Belfast… I’d talked about going with friends, but they were … Continue reading

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Dublin Pride 2017, Take Two

Hey guys! I know that I already wrote about going to Dublin Pride a few weeks ago, but in a later post I also promised to show you a longer piece I’ve been working on for my writing workshop. This … Continue reading

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How’s My Year Going So Far?

We’re just past the halfway point of the year. What better point to pause and take stock of how 2017 has treated me thus far? My dream since the beginning of this year has been to make 2017 a better … Continue reading

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Español & Gaeilge

That means “Spanish & Gaelic” in those respective languages, in case you didn’t know. From the moment I arrived in Ireland nearly six (!) weeks ago, the language seemed oddly familiar. I chalked it up to jet lag – maybe … Continue reading

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