I left my home country of Ireland to go sight-seeing with friends, and I spent the next few weeks in Venice, Italy.
It’s the place where I learned a lot about life in Europe and the culture that surrounds me, and it’s the first place I really felt like I belonged.
I never had the opportunity to go to the U.S. before, and for a long time I felt like my only chance to do something special with my life was to go.
It was the place that made me want to leave Ireland and get my passport back.
It took a lot of hard work and determination, but I’m glad I finally made the decision to get the green card and start my life back in Ireland.
I think I made the right decision in my heart, but there were other, less obvious ones that I would have made differently.
I’m really thankful for what I have learned from Venice.
I was fortunate to experience something very special and new in Italy, and that has made me very passionate about living here.
It is very different from my home, where I have a life that has little in common with my home.
I love the atmosphere of Venice, the music, and the people.
I also love that the restaurants are so diverse, and they serve so many different types of food.
I feel like I am on a different planet than I was when I first arrived in Ireland, but it has been a good learning experience.
If I was to visit every country in the world, I would probably spend more time here than I do here, but that doesn’t mean I won’t go again.
I really want to see all of Europe.
I want to travel everywhere, and maybe someday I’ll get to experience the whole world.
And I want that someday to happen before I pass away.
I’ve also realized that I can’t wait to see my kids grow up.
My youngest is almost three years old, and he loves traveling.
He loves seeing Italy, he loves being in Europe, and now he is going to be a part of it.
He’ll go to Italy with me and see the sights, the culture, and all the amazing things that Italy has to offer.
And when I’m older, he will want to come back to Ireland.
The people in Ireland have been amazing to me, so I am grateful for that.
And, of course, I also have my daughter, whom I will always miss.
She’s always been the most kind and supportive of all of us.
I know that it is not easy for us to be in this place together, and we still have a long way to go together.
It would be a shame if our relationship ended someday.
And there’s still a lot we need to do to get over the hump, but we are making tremendous progress, and there are still some great things happening in Ireland and abroad.
The best thing about being in Italy is that the people are so welcoming.
There is so much great food and great people in every city, and everything is so vibrant.
I look forward to seeing where this amazing journey takes us.
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