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Almost Summer ("Samhradh")

Summer, “Samhradh” in Irish, starts on May 1. Yesterday I was at the Salthill promenade. A chill wind was blowing and the sun was shining. I sat in the windbreak of a cement structure and enjoyed the atmosphere. 137 more words

Irish Life

Is é Éire mo bhaile

I recently made a trip home to Las Vegas to see my son and family of origin.  While there my nephew-in-law asked me what I found to be the biggest difference between Ireland and the US.  168 more words

Irish Life

7 Affordable & Big-Impact Personalizing Tricks All Renters Should Try At Least Once

Though moving into a bland rental apartment with lots of decor limitations can be a bummer, it doesn’t mean you’ve got to stay stuck with a home you don’t love — or that doesn’t express your personality. 34 more words


Instructions for Life (Abroad?)

Paul is one of my favorite Bible personalities. In Romans 12:9-18 this morning I found what could be instructions for life during this study abroad. 676 more words

5 Small Design Details to Add Today For A Cheerier Kitchen

Before & After: A Modern Vintage Loft Kitchen Makeover

Looking to infuse your small/sad/bland/plain kitchen with a little bit of cheery spring-like excitement? You don’t need to go big, expensive or permanent. 37 more words



Here’s to strong women! May we be them. May we raise them. May we know them.