With St. Patrick's Day coming up soon, I thought this week would be a great time to delve into some of Ireland's spirits and folklore. Ireland has an interesting history and even more interesting folklore. This post is a little darker but the post on Thursday will be a bit more cheerier.
The main reason for my trip back to North Carolina was to be with my sister and mom for the anniversary of my Dad's death. I knew it would be a very difficult anniversary and not one I would want spend half way around the world from them. I knew that if we stayed in Chapel Hill we would just sit around miserable and depressed and that would not be how Dad would want us to be. I had the idea that we should go away for the anniversary and do something that Dad would have wanted to do.
I am going to put this warning out here real quick. This is not a happy post like most of my other posts but this post will be the most honest thing you'll get from me. What I am about to write about I haven't really spoken to people about but I know some people in my life have taken notice.
I know it has been a while since I have posted. At the beginning it was because I was so busy with teaching and exploring Japan that I didn't have a chance to sit down and write. Then two weeks ago my world stopped. My amazing father passed away. I'm still coming to terms with… Continue reading When The World Stops.