Weekend Preface

Six weeks in.

I’ve been going to classes in Ireland for six weeks already. I’m baffled, I’m incredulous, I’m flabbergasted! The time has slithered past me quickly and in the most wonderful way, but if I’m being completely honest, I’m ready for a break. Luckily for me, in my time of need (as in any), God provides – this coming week is midterm break for the IES Program! Praise! This is a week where there are absolutely no classes and the week is mine to use for whatever I like.

In another stroke of luck, what I’d like to do is hang out with people who love me, specifically my family and guess what?! I’m happy to announce that my loving family is visiting me and my sister over break! We are so blessed to have them come and visit us and be apart of the Dublin culture we’ve become so used to over the past months.

This is my family! We are very close and I couldn't be happier that they're visiting me here in Dublin soon!
This is my family! We are very close and I couldn’t be happier that they’re visiting me here in Dublin soon!

This is just a little preface to what is coming: my family and I traveling around Ireland for a bit, then heading to Salzburg, Austria. My parents are HUGE Sound of Music fans, and that is where most of the film takes place. So, readers, be on the lookout for future blog posts because I’ll have tons of pictures, words to share, and most likely lessons that I’ve learned throughout this time of rest and relaxation.

Make this weekend a great one!

Until next time.

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Mikaila Bisson

Hi there! I'm a Hope Senior from Sterling Heights, Michigan (about 45 minutes North of Detroit). I'm an English major with a Creative Writing emphasis (fitting), and have a Business minor. I'm super active in Hope life. I am a Student Ambassador, the Senior Treasurer on the Executive Board of Nykerk, and was involved in Orientation as an AD. I also work on campus at the Career Development Center as a Career Advisor, and at Hope's Physical Plant. I love playing any kind of sport (soccer's my favorite!), have a weakness for shoes, eat dessert twice a day, read like its my job, am currently watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix, and have a passion for Golden Retrievers. Contact me at mikaila.bisson@hope.edu because I'd love to hear from any and everyone. Also feel free to follow my super trendy Instagram account at @miktroubleee or my equally as trendy, even more Hope-filled Twitter account at @hopemikaila17 .

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