7 Irish Lessons

Just like that, my Irish adventure is at an end. I had a beautiful 12-months in Galway and countless memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. My return home is bittersweet to be sure, as I am living firmly in the space between nostalgia for those I left behind and the euphoria for those… Continue Reading


“Busking” – A Creative Documentary

How do you connect with others? Busking is my second project from my first semester at the Huston Film School, National University of Ireland Galway. On Ireland’s west coast, Galway is a creatively vibrant city, highlighted by a community of talented street musicians. Busking explores this world of magical (and casual) music, through the eyes… Continue Reading


The 30-Day Photo Challenge!

I’m excited to announce my embarkation on creative journey for the remainder of 2017: a 30-Day Photo Challenge! I will be posting a photograph each day…there is no way to predict of what, but the “why” is clear: to give you a glimpse of my life in Ireland. Also: because why NOT take a picture… Continue Reading


Ireland in Pictures – Part 1

Shockingly enough, my academic semester is quickly approaching it’s end. Already!? Much of my creative energy has been poured into my studies over the past few months, which explains the lack of blog posts. However, I miss sharing my thoughts/experiences on this site! So I am setting the intention to be more active on Wandering… Continue Reading


Passion Is Life Force

U2 is celebrating its 41st (!) anniversary as a band today, an occasion marked by a telephone-pole scratch that caught my eye this morning. My love for U2’s music is both well documented and explored, yet I wish to speak with simplicity: I owe a great deal of gratitude towards four Irish musicians who helped… Continue Reading


Joy As Defiance

As I settle into life here in Ireland, my view of the geopolitical landscape is shifting to a fuller, broader worldview: because I am farther away from the United States, I feel both more observant to what is happening across the globe and yet also increasingly sensitive to the repercussions of events back home. The… Continue Reading


The Edge of the Earth

Dramatic landscapes yield dramatic words. Imagine you are overlooking an ancient metropolis. The city exists simply in between; it resides in the space where earth, sea and sky all convene. The skyline is littered with pillars of primordial stone and no two are alike. A thick layer of emerald moss covers each column, sparkling beneath… Continue Reading