Olympic Hopeful-Melinda Owen
Melinda Owen, from my hometown of Polson, Montana will be competing in the Olympic Trials for pole vaulting today at 5:30 PM and on Sunday at 2:30 PM (Pacific Time). Please send her good vibes and cheer her on. “I have always been pulled toward sports. I think it was because of my family dynamics. […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Feis America!
“In life, as in dance, grace glides on blistered feet.” One of my favorite jobs at Feis America is getting to spend time with the three generations who often accompany competitive Irish dancers to events. There are not many athletic pursuits or pastimes that draw extended families together and it’s worth celebrating! It follows, of […]
Kiss Me, I’m Irish!
Irish Life Experience Friend and Blogger, Jennifer Holloway from Portland, Oregon, shares how she will celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day spirit next week. My Irish descendants set sail for America in 1811. If I had known that more than just a few years ago, I might own a “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” T-Shirt along with […]
Trip of a Lifetime
Irish Life Experience Friend, Jennifer Holloway from Portland, Oregon, shares her experience studying abroad in London. While it wasn’t the Emerald Isle she studied in, we won’t discriminate against the important message she sends to all students. Ha! Thank you Jenny for giving us a special glimpse into your adventure abroad. Spring semester of my […]