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Egg Hunt 2015

One difference that struck me for the first time this year about the whole Easter candy experience is the lack of Easter baskets. In the U.S. 533 more words

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Solar Eclipse(d)

The hype has been building for the big Solar Eclipse today in Europe with near total eclipse predicted for Ireland.

Fog had shrouded the last few mornings leaving fingers and toes cramped from crossing. 185 more words

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Saint Patrick meets Uncle Sam

So, just what does an American do on St. Patrick’s in Ireland – a public holiday to boot? A sane one doesn’t do what I’ve been doing the better part of the day – preparing my US tax return! 59 more words

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Windor - WOW

I guess I haven’t lived in Ireland long enough for the phrase ‘I went to London for the weekend’ to sound anything other than exotic. 503 more words

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A Long Way to 'Drive'

Moving country has had its challenges and the most recent one is obtaining an Irish Driving License. Ireland won’t let you swap your US license for one of theirs – you have to start from scratch as if you’d never been behind the wheel before. 592 more words

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(Re-) Discovering Donegal (cuid a dó)

Yesterday’s wind had blown itself east to annoy another section of the planet, and although the temperatures were still chilly, the forecast promised plenty of sunshine. 672 more words

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(Re-) Discovering Donegal (cuid a haon)

I’ve paid my winter dues – made my snow angels, had snowball fights, shoveled probably close to a ton of the white stuff, walked through knee deep snow banks (uphill both ways to school J and all that), dug my car out of drifts and so on until I couldn’t wait to escape to warmer climates. 598 more words

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