Amy Jo Long - 100 year birth anniversary!

December 31, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Amy Jo Long was born December 31, 1920: 100 years ago, today. An only child, she grew up in Decatur, Texas spoiled by her parents, especially her father, whom she loved more than anything. Even more than her pet goat. She grew up playing piano in an organized manner, and always expected to be a professional concert pianist, until a type of ar...
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May 24, 2020

May 25, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
A not-so-typical Sunday in May. From a dawn walk to an afternoon of cycling - a perfect day in Waterville, Ireland! I really need new curtains. My bedroom window faces the rising sun, and on mornings like this – you know, the kind of morning everyone all over Ireland prays for, religiously – the sky brightens up around 4:30 a.m. Sometimes earlie...
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Tips for a wonderful Skellig Michael experience!

May 01, 2020  •  4 Comments
A few tips on visiting Skellig Michael! You may be a fan of Star Wars; you may be a fan of bird watching; you may be a fan of islands; you may be a fan of any - and all - UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Whatever your reason, you may have a trip to Skellig Michael on your radar..... if you do, there's a few things you might not know about visiting...
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PEOPLE IN IRELAND - A continuous stream!

May 01, 2020  •  1 Comment
Following is a continuously updated post that highlights many of the people I meet as I wander around Ireland. Some on walking trails, in hotels, hostels, pubs, on buses, while cycling..... One 80-something German who lives here calls out to me, when we part, "Don't talk to strangers!" laughing away! ************************************* Met...
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Cahernageera Walk, Caherdaniel

March 10, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
A chance meeting brings me to a hill walk on a farmer's private land near Derrynane! **** After meeting new people at a Caherdaniel-Derrynane conference along the Skellig Coast, I was invited back a few days later to have lunch and a walk with Jean - a local community volunteer, and Michael - a sheep farmer (also involved in Derrynane's com...
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