I cannot believe it’s been a year and a half since my daughter and I went to Ireland. I wish I could be there right now. But since I am not in Ireland and tomorrow is St Patrick’s Day, I am making Irish Soda bread and dreaming of the Emerald Isle (which I am named … More Irish Soda Bread
My last post from Ireland left us in the northwest corner of the Republic of Ireland and the discovery of Pollan (also spelled Pollen) Beach, which we are certain is named after us! It is near Ballyliffin, site of the Famine Village where one can learn about the struggles of the Irish during the potato famine. … More “FINDING FAMILY ROOTS IN IRELAND”
Our first 10 days in Ireland have been a wonderful adventure into a slower-paced, greener ( this truly is the Emerald Isle) and very magical world. I am now confidently zipping down the left side of the narrowest roads I have ever seen while shifting with my left hand (not so confidently 😁) and ogling … More Ramblings in Ireland
Left California for North Carolina a few days ago to visit my daughter in the Raleigh/Cary area. The contrast between the dry west and wet east is so dramatic from the air. Despite all the warnings from my California friends about how I would struggle with the humidity I am finding it rather wonderful. Call … More POLLEN COUNT RISING in Eastern U. S.