Western Ireland – Cork, the Ring of Kerry & Aran Islands

Ok, so I’m not doing so well with my goal of catching up. After starting a new job at the beginning of the year, it’s been a challenge. Not sure how half the year has already gone by but here we are. It’s going to happen…  The story continues…  We woke up on Day 2…Continue Reading “Western Ireland – Cork, the Ring of Kerry & Aran Islands”

Northern Ireland – Legends and more

So….I have a lot of catching up to do… but I’ll start with our most recent trip – a week in Ireland.  We’ve been on an island kick lately, Iceland last fall, Caribbean in February, and Kauai this upcoming January (still more to come on all that), and now Ireland. It’s always tempting to cram…Continue Reading “Northern Ireland – Legends and more”

Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus

In retrospect, this road trip could have been considered a bit of a reunion tour, stopping off at places I had visited during my carefree college days. But I was eager to visit many of the places again, since they had started to fade from my memory. Puerto Penasco is one such place; a getaway I…Continue Reading “Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus”