This is a test. Firstly, this is the first post in my blog and I am very curious to see what I want it to look like. Secondly, can I keep a blog again? I had a livejournal in middle school which lasted only 2 years. While my “lj” was a adolescent and self-conscious foray into social media, this blog has a purpose. I intend to use to inform a varied audience of my goings-on over the next semester while I abroad in Ireland. Here goes!