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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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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I go to Dublin, and am Convinced I Sit...

4th Apr, 2013

– I had hoped that I would be able to get my post about our visit to the townships of Cape Town up before we left for Australia, but that…

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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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