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Weekly Photo Challenge: H2O

When we visited the Irish National Stud, a thoroughbred horse breeding facility, in County Kildare, Ireland, we were surprised by gorgeous Japanese gardens as well as handsome studs. This garden was created in 1999 for the millennium in honor of St. Fiachra, the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 10/05/16

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Cliffs

Ireland has cliffs, famous and not quite as famous. The Cliffs of Moher are well known, and we were duly impressed by their craggy beauty. The Cliffs of Moher are on the west coast of Ireland in County Clare. They stretch for … Continue reading

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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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Ireland

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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Thursday Doors

I was feeling nostalgic this Thursday and pulled a beautiful door from Bruges, Belgium. Do the Europeans know how to do a front door or what?  🙂 ** Blue and White Label: Emblem for marking protected objects per the Hague Convention of 1954. … Continue reading

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