In Ireland, We Encounter Sheep and Cows....

20th Jan, 2016

I spend a lot of my waking hours feeling subtle pangs of regret for all the things I should have said but didn’t, for all the tiny little things that…

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Rainy Days, Sunny Dispositions in...

29th Dec, 2015

When we were in Ireland, it rained. Like, a lot. It rained as we wandered through the streets of Cork, and it rained as we explored Elizabeth Fort. After a…

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Ballycarbery Castle, County Kerry,...

28th Dec, 2015

The thing about Ireland – and Europe in general, really – is that there are castles all over the damn place. They’re sort of like Red Lobster restaurants¬†in America. Everyone’s…

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The Cliffs of Moher (aka, The Cliffs of...

18th Nov, 2015

  Every now and then, it’s nice to be indulged. I don’t mean all the time – like my nightly requests that we have orange flavored Hostess cupcakes for dinner…

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Wil and Rand and Rio in Ireland.

6th Nov, 2015

We went to Ireland with our friends Wil and Nora, their son Rio, and the amazing Emily, nanny-extraordinaire (she also helped take care of me and Rand, which was nice).…

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Back from Ireland.

27th Oct, 2015

We just got back from Ireland last night. We spent the better part of a week driving around the country, outrunning storms and chasing rainbows (I do not mean to…

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Bono, A Dinner in Dublin, And a Story I...

24th Mar, 2015

This story is not mine, and regrettably, I can’t remember who it does belong to. We were in a crowded bar in Dublin when we first heard it, and Rand…

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An Update on The Music Stand, Little...

15th Jan, 2013

– I love the internet. I suppose that’s not the most revelatory statement I’ve ever made. It’s probably up there with “I like cupcakes” and ” OMG TRAVEL IS NEAT-O.”…

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Queen of Tarts, Dublin, Ireland

9th Jan, 2013

– After my brain surgery, I had trouble accepting that I was unchanged. “Do I seem different?” I would ask Rand, time and again. “No,” he’d reply. “Baby, you are…

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