Monthly Archives: June 2013

Time to hit the city!

We had been doing pretty good at avoiding cities but on Thursday (June 13th), it was time to tour Kilkenny city. Sean woke up with a stomach bug that morning. Yuck! I never want the kids to get sick at … Continue reading

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Horsing around

If you haven’t figured it out by now, our family likes animals. My youngest son Ryan has loved horses since he could walk. Ryan rides every time we are at my parents’ farm. Everyday all summer and even at Christmas … Continue reading

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I’m hungry!

I’m hungry! The phrase that a mother of two boys hears almost constantly. Are they really starving? No. Do they (or we for that matter) really know what it is truly like to be starving? No. On Tuesday, we visited … Continue reading

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Treasures to be found close to home

A lot of people are guilty of never seeing things that are right in their own back yard. We take for granted places that have always been there. I grew up less than 30 minutes from Niagara Falls but had … Continue reading

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Moving Days….

I am a little behind in my blogging. Yesterday was a literal moving day for us. We left our Coastguard Station in the Connemara region and headed for a rural area in southern County Kilkenny. Connemara is so beautiful in … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun in “rainy” Ireland

Most people feel that when they take a big vacation they need to be busy at all times. Just take a look at the itineraries that tour bus companies set up. Drive, snap picture, drive again. My original plan called … Continue reading

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Friends….furry and new

One of the benefits of waking up before the rest of the family is being able to take a quiet walk. The only talking I heard were the young lambs calling to their mothers. Seems like they were looking for … Continue reading

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