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Day 2 in Dublin - The Book of Kells

We had originally planned to visit Trinity College to see the Old Library and the world famous Book of Kells on Day 2.

But since the walking tour on our… 961 more words


Day 64: Irish Rain

Day 2. It was harder to get up that morning. To make matters worse, the skies looked gloomy and pregnant with rain. But we headed out anyway. 717 more words


Lisa Laughy: Creative Ideas Set Their Own Priority

Lisa Laughy is a woodcarver and painter living in central New Hampshire. She has been carving for the last ten years after spending several decades as a designer and illustrator. 1,015 more words


Hackley and Hume Historic Sites: The Power of Friendship

Although Muskegon is just 45 minutes north of Grand Rapids,  it’s an area I’ve never really explored, so my curiosity was definitely piqued when Cindi and Susan announced that “Birthday Club, Part B” entailed a heritage tour of several sites related to Muskegon’s lumber baron, Charles H. 572 more words

Michigan Beauty And Fun

The Oldest Extant Irish Manuscript

I was buzzing about the webdom and came across a curious find: the oldest extant Irish manuscript in existence. Of course, there has to be an “oldest” of everything, but the surprise is two-fold: 1,029 more words

Dublin's time warp

Photo courtesy: Diliff – wikimedia.org

I travelled back hundreds of years in Dublin. Tracing the cobbled stone walkway of eighteenth century Trinity College, I found the Book of Kells. 125 more words