My Maine Lesson

Lately I’ve been trying to learn a little bit about letting go.  Not the full on Disney version, but the real life, adult version, the kind where you say ‘yes’ to things without knowing exactly how they’ll turn out.  So, when some friends invited me on an extended weekend trip to the New England States,…

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Ireland Part 2: Northern Ireland

Now that St. Patrick’s Day has past, with all its shamrocks and pinching, you may have forgotten about these emerald isles.  Don’t worry, I’m here to remind you! To start, it’s important to clarify the difference between Ireland and Northern Ireland.  This distinction is not the same as saying Indiana and Northern Indiana, for example, because…

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Ireland Part 1: A Trip of Firsts

Last week I blogged here about how to plan a trip if you aren’t a planner.  Back in March of 2015 I went to Ireland and Northern Ireland on a short notice trip.  It was a trip of a lot of firsts for me, including first airbnb stay, first left side driving experience, and first…

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