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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Kilmainham Gaol (Jail), Dublin, Ireland

7th Jan, 2013

– I was talking recently with some friends, and they were telling me about a new phenomenon in the processing of coffee beans. The fad involved coffee cherries that are…

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The Little Museum of Dublin, Ireland

4th Jan, 2013

  – I was recently talking to someone close to me about marriage. She told me about Buddhism, and her husband, and their shared views on infidelity – and how…

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Skinflint Pizza, Dublin, Ireland

18th Dec, 2012

– I’d never heard the term “skinflint” before visiting Dublin. Truth be told, it sounds rather dirty. Like, “Did you hear about Janine? She caught skinflint while riding on the…

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Rounding a Corner in Dublin …

17th Dec, 2012

Walking down a crowded street on a rainy night in Dublin, we heard the distinct sounds of people watching an outdoor movie. I can’t specifically say what the noises were…

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Crackbird Restaurant, Dublin, Ireland

– I walked into Crackbird with a bit of trepidation. It’s an immensely popular restaurant in Dublin, and they specialize in fried chicken – as well as grilled and roasted…

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Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

10th Dec, 2012

– Are you tired of hearing about Ireland? Truth be told, I thought I’d be done by now. But damn, a lot happened in Ireland. (I realize I could be…

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