Irene Connelly

They did not want to say or think what struck me most: that half a million women, as idealistic and motherly as we all are or want to be, become half a million cold and hungry and discouraged women after a long day.

Tourist on the Camino

On our second day of hiking we walked through the pre-dawn hush to the Romanesque bridge for which the village was famous. My guidebook urged […]

“Imagine Schwarzman”

It’s safe to say that Schwarzman, name and donation, has entered Yale’s collective conscious. What most students lack is concrete knowledge about the project.

The Fall

Fall is my favorite season, and given that there are only four to choose from, I’m hardly the only one. I tell myself it’s because it reminds me of the essence of home, of childhood, of everything, but I don’t know why.