I read an article this morning by Colin Woodward which breaks down the US/Canada/Mexico into 11 different nations and examines their views on violence, education, religion, government, etc. Having spent my whole life in the region Woodward calls “Yankeedom,” I found his thesis fascinating. One of the things we are asked a lot is about how we find…
This past Wednesday we arrived at the Dublin airport at around 9:30 am (4:30 am for our friends in NY). And once the paramedics had helped a sick woman off the plane we cleared customs, hailed a taxi, and headed home.
A recap of our trip to the states:
Last Wednesday we took a taxi to the Dublin airport.
We spent time rolling our clothes, knowing that whatever we brought over had to fit in a car with us as we drove from Long Island, to Philly, to MD, to western NY and back to Long Island. We were all so proud of our packing job. For six people we had five carry-ons & three checked bags. And then the first thing the taxi driver says…”wow, you sure have a lot of luggage.”