On the last day of our honeymoon Sweet Babou and I flew to Dublin to stay once again with Jen, Paddy, and their two gorgeous children, giving them the dubious privilege of driving us to the airport at the crack of freaking dawn the next morning for the return flight to the states. Aren’t they lucky, to have such quality moochers as their friends?
NaBloPoMo prompt for today:"What is the coolest thing you ever saw?" Why do I have such a hard time with this question? I can not for the life of me come up with "the coolest" thing I ever saw. The first thing that popped into my head was the Grand Canyon. But, that seems so cliche. But, to me, it really was...more
I just love the richness of the Irish culture. From leprechauns to the Blarney Stone, there’s just so much to it. Really, can you think of any other country whose traditions have permeated so globally: St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by all kinds of people in all kinds of places; and who hasn’t seen a rainbow and wondered if there really is a pot of gold at the end of it?
Irish culture is especially wonderful because it’s so positive. Every festival in the home land is a celebrated festive occasion, with eating, drinking, and being merry!...more
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