Regardless of who you voted for, or what party you are affiliated with, we MUST speak up about and stand up against hateful actions and words. We must not let the paralysis of shock last. Continue reading On Car Wrecks and Hate Speech: Moving Through Shock
“…even as I poo-pooed the idea of mourning the loss of physical connection to a place I had visited, the melancholy permeated my days. So, what to do to ensure a return?
The road that wound through a narrow gap between two mountains clung to a steep heather covered rise on one … Continue reading Graignagower
I drove to work today bathed in the thick scent of cheap cologne. It was the smell … Continue reading How Do We Feel Safe In an Unsafe Place?
I am not a flagrant rule breaker. Nor am I particularly spontaneous. But there is something about being on vacation that brings out the daring, something that paid off in leaps and bounds on our trip to Ireland. Continue reading Don’t Turn Down the Boatman
We don’t travel like other people.
We learned that the hard way the last time we were in Ireland, traveling with friends who were not amused by our gleeful appreciation of tiny roads with hairpin turns. Continue reading Never Take the Same Road Twice – Travels in the Burren