Travel Tuesday – A Bit of Norman Irish History

Hello everyone! Its time for another Travel Tuesday. Here I like to share with you pictures and information about some of my weekend day trips in Ireland. I lived in Ireland part of the year for twelve years and thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday trips around the east coast of Ireland. Every Spring John and I … Read more

How to Add Structure to a Spring Floral Bouquet

I am sitting here observing the cresting of my spring plants through the dark soil. I am so happy to see those little green shoots. The chipmunks did not get all my tulips- I have a few planted in a yellow pot and they are starting to come up. Today, I moved the pot to … Read more

St Patrick’s Day and The Wearing of the Green

Many traditions exist in Ireland and outside of Ireland revolving around the “idea of being Irish.” AS the saying goes, on March 17, “Everbody is a little Irish.” Now I know that To be Irish on this day is mainly an excuse to join in the local celebrations, and there is no harm in that. … Read more

Would You like to Take a Trip to the Cliff of Moher on the Wild Atlantic Way?

Well, it’s cold with a wintery blasting wind here in Ohio, so I let my thoughts travel to our trip to the Cliffs Of Moher in County Clare, Ireland. An awesome place for just the beauty and awe of the site but also a fantastic site to learn about ancient geology. The website for the … Read more

My First Home in Ireland

Over ten years ago now, I went to Ireland with John to begin our duel continent living. Until fairly recently, John always traveled on a three-month nonimmigrant visa waiver program. Ireland and the United States have an agreement that allows travel from Ireland to the USA with Visa for 90 days. For details on this … Read more