Monthly Archives: September 2016

Thursday Doors

The doors of Dublin are stately looking, and arches are somewhat of a theme. The lamp posts are handsome as well, and if you look closely you will see the shamrocks on them. Dublin has an estimated population of 1.3M with an average … Continue reading

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We’re back from a great trip to Ireland. We met new people, including some from our area, and everyone in Ireland was extremely friendly and hospitable. Homes with real thatched roofs, horses and carts in almost every town, gardens, churches, castles, cliffs, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest

Quest for perfection at Waterford Crystal. All the gardeners who own a pair of Fiskar shears have a connection to these works of art.

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Thursday Doors

Here are a couple of doors from my walk around Limerick this morning. The doors are in a variety of colors as is are the houses in many instances. Big or small, they are all neat and tidy. We are … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday from Ireland

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Postcard from Ireland 

Weather has been good, scenery is beautiful, people are extremely friendly, Guinness beer is plentiful, and the food is delicious.  Today we are off to the Aran Islands, and tomorrow we visit the Cliffs of Moher. Wish you were here. … Continue reading

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I love traveling to new places and learning new things. But, I can’t say the prep work and the day of traveling is all that much fun. Right now, I’m in the obsessive mode of trying to make sure I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge

Portland Head Light is on the craggy Maine shores of Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth just south of Portland. A couple of years back, I climbed a very short fence and stood on the edge to include the rocks, shrubs, … Continue reading

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How was your weekend?

We had a nice quiet weekend staying off the interstates and away from the 600,000+ visitors. There were blue skies, lunch at the water on Saturday, and some good craft beer and home-made ice cream on Sunday. We still have … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror

Saucks Covered Bridge, spanning Marsh Creek in Freedom, PA, was built in 1854 for approximately $1,500. It is 100 ft. long and 15 ft. wide and was constructed using oak and pine wood. During the Civil War years of 1861-1865, soldiers used … Continue reading

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