Author Archives: ewittenberg

About ewittenberg

Senior biomedical engineering student at Purdue University studying abroad this semester at the National University of Ireland -- Galway.

Galway International Oyster Festival

I’m back at Purdue finishing up my senior year and am all set to graduate in May! I could honestly ramble on for a paragraph on how much I all my experiences as a Boilermaker have impacted me as a … Continue reading

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Connemara and Kylemore Abbey

I read an article recently about some scientists discovering a wrinkle in the universe – some crazy science-fiction-esque phenomena – which led to a discussion on the obtainability of time travel. Unfortunately I don’t think these said scientists have translated … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

Well in exactly a week and a half I’ll be enjoying the snow back in Westlake! Despite the incessant requests from my mom and Clare (ok I’m sure my mom told her to…. haha) for more blog posts, between a … Continue reading

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Weekly Dinners

I’m pretty sure one of the top tips for a successful blog is to be consistent. Well being that my mom and possibly my sister (when she isn’t too busy planning elaborate Halloween costumes with her sorority sisters or studying … Continue reading

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This is a continuation of my half-marathon recap post on our weekend adventure in Dublin. As I’m sure I sufficiently pointed out in my recap post, I was pumped to have finished my first half-marathon and very pleased with my … Continue reading

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London Sneak Peak

Spent the weekend in London and loved it! We arrived super late on Friday night (around 2:30am) and crashed immediately. But we were up for an early start – breakfast, showers, and out of the Hostel by 8:30am to start … Continue reading

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As I wake up each morning and check my Gmail account and my Blogroll, I also get a glimpse of the weather in all three places I’ve called “Home” in the last year (Westlake, West Lafayette, and Galway). It is … Continue reading

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