Dublin at sunset. Dance parties with Ann. ISE. Girls nights. All-nighters in 1937. Research. Seminars. Being foreign. Brunch at Juice. The smell of a real pub. Connemara. Running by the ocean. Guinness. Hoping for the future. Philosophical conversations. Solving all the problems in the world by noon. Gender debates. Mr. Brightside. Bloody Marys at Cafe en Seine. Paris. Travel. Afternoons in the Cafe. The chaos of Grafton Street. Walking O'Connell arm and arm with Ann in the wee hours of the morning. Fretting over essays and dissertations. Planning great adventures. Having a meaningful purpose. Feeling fulfilled.