"Twenty-five years ago today I went to McDonalds and had pancakes," my mom began as she took a bite out of her burrito from "Sol," the Mexican restaurant located near the house I grew up in. "Afterward, I went to your grandmother's house in Woodbridge when my water broke." Karen and I looked at each … Continue reading 25 Is A Special Number
I love the customer service aspect of my new position in Social Media Marketing.
For those of you who don't know, I have decided to leave Turner Construction Company to pursue my dreams of working in online marketing and social media. Although it was a very difficult decision for me, I know that my current opportunity was not one to pass up. I am working as a Social Media … Continue reading New Beginnings
Biking is like breathing...
[tweetmeme source=”ashleyrandazzo” only_single=false] Networking is scary. Most of the time, when I meet someone new I'm like "Hi, I'm Ashley Randazzo," but my subconscious kicks in and I'm slowly dying inside saying "Hi, I'm nervous." Networking isn't for everyone, but it should be. There's so many benefits to it, from adding a new client to … Continue reading Hi, I’m Nervous…
Sadly, this will be my last post from Ireland. I spent today "being a girl" and shopping with the family all day long. They have such interesting stuff over here, and Karen and I had a great time picking things out for ourselves. I bought a Claddagh ring and a beautiful Irish pendant for myself. … Continue reading Ireland Trip – “I’m Irish” – Entry 5 (Final Entry)
Yesterday turned out to be a pretty nice day after all! By nice, I mean no rain. 🙂 Anyway, we decided to take a tour around Dublin on one of those Hop-On, Hop-Off Double-Decker buses. We went everywhere around the city, but we got off to see the Cathedral of St. Patrick and Christ Cathedral. … Continue reading Ireland Trip – Double Decker Buses & A Night of Irish Heritage – Entry 4
Yesterday was a very rainy and cold day so we spent most of it in the car and seeing the picturesque Galway County. Everywhere we drove to looked like a glossy postcard. My stepfather really wanted to see the coast, so that's exactly what we did. It was absolutely breathtaking. The Irish version of the … Continue reading Ireland Trip – Snowing In Ireland & My First Dublin Pub – Entry 3
Today's adventure entailed a 3-hour trip to County Mayo, where my great grandparents were from. My mother's grandmother was from Swinford, and approximately 3 miles down was her grandfather in Foxford. Considering how close they were to each other, you would think they'd cross paths while in Ireland, however this wasn't the case...until they both … Continue reading Ireland Trip – A Day of Memories and Faith – Entry 2
I'm sitting in the lobby of the Bunratty Castle Hotel in Shannon, Ireland writing this post. I'm jet-lagged and surprised this entry would come out even semi-coherent...