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  • Halloween Nostalgia

    November 3, 2019 by

    Jamie sent me this photo a week ago – pumpkins he carved for his dorm.  It reminded me of other pumpkin carvings…with his High School friends in Moscow last year…in Rehoboth with Peter and their cousins Anna and Sol right before hurricane Sandy sent us scurrying back to Arlington…a Gecko carved for me one year… Read more

  • It’s all New to me Right Now

    October 27, 2019 by

    Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. I am an Irish cailín married to an American Diplomat, living overseas. We are currently living in Belgrade, Serbia.

  • Here Be Dragons

    March 31, 2020 by

    The dragons are lurking in every corner today.  It’s very unusual for me to write when they are, but today nothing I do seems to diminish their fiery presence so for the sake of everyone out there who has dragons in the corners of their rooms today I’m just going to try to stare them… Read more

  • Lighting the Way Home

    March 21, 2020 by

    There is a tradition we have in Ireland that is observed on Christmas Eve: A candle is lit and placed in the front window of the house.  The purpose of the lit candle is to welcome the Holy Family and indicate to them that, although there was no room at the Inn, there would be… Read more

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