Of all the senses, it's said that scent is the one most closely connected with memory. Other than a lovely whisky liqueur and a few agriculturally based wafts (*cough* cows *cough*), I don't remember tooContinue Reading
Sneaking away for an afternoon by the lake, we discovered a beautiful town named after eels. Or not.
Kealkill, Ireland With such an alliterative name, you just know that wacky things are bound to take place. Seriously, try it on for size: "Kealkill. ...Kealkill. KEALKILL!" (not to be confused will Killkeel in Co.Continue Reading
Slideshow of a summer visit to Blarney Castle gardens in Ireland.
Blarney Castle, Co. Cork, Ireland I love having visitors! They give you that extra nudge to go out and see what's beautiful in your neighborhood again. And so it was that Dario, my friendContinue Reading
Blarney, Ireland I finally had an excuse to visit Blarney Castle! Dario's family was visiting from Italy, so I took the opportunity to head up the hill and gain the gift of eloquence (about time!).Continue Reading