Northern Ireland – Legends, lore and more

So….I have a lot of catching up to do… but I figure 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…Continue Reading “Northern Ireland – Legends, lore 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”

Big Island

New beginnings are difficult. It’s never easy walking in the opposite direction of the way you came. The same question runs over in my mind time and time again. How do I keep going?  The Big Island of Hawaii was in essence the start of my journey in a new direction. Even given my mixed feelings at the…Continue Reading “Is it summer yet? – The Big Island of Hawaii”