Inappropriate Humor

"Make sure to squeeze some Irish potatoes," our incorrigible stepfather said. My sister J and I, well aware he wasn't talking about actual potatoes, turned beet red but laughed. J and I were heading to Ireland to spend a month backpacking around the island. J was 20 and I would turn 18 shortly after arrival. … Continue reading Inappropriate Humor

A Night in Malin Head

I don't remember their faces, their names or their national origins. I remember we were all staying at a hostel in Malin Head, Ireland, and shared insomnia like an infection. We talked about anything and nothing at all, until the wee hours of the morning when the lady that ran the hostel told us that … Continue reading A Night in Malin Head