A Change of Season

In gearing up to move to Ireland, landing here and getting settled, this site served as a great way to keep a lot of people informed as to what we were up to. I enjoy writing, so it worked well. At this point in time, we are in a different season of life. My focus has...

Happy Anniversary

I have two anniversaries this week. In 3 days it will be our 3 month anniversary of arriving in Dublin….more on that later this week. Today however, is the 6 month anniversary of my oral surgery, and I thought it’d be a good time to do a quick update on...

5 Changes that Helped Me Lose 50 Pounds

I was planning to write today about what I wish I would have majored in in college. However, as I looked in the mirror to brush my teeth, it reminded me of something I’ve been wanting to write for a long time. Here it is… I am wearing an ugly yellow flannel...

Not How We Scripted It…

So, for the past several month I had this idea.  Once I was done working at the Vineyard at the end of May, I would start writing daily blog entries about the process we are going through as we move to Dublin. I imagined having hours each day to write…to finish...

Things I Love About Ithaca – So Much Great Music

While there is not so much in the winter, spring, summer and fall around Ithaca are full of a lot of great, free, outdoor music. Whether it is at one of the many festivals through out the area, music series such as at @ Taughannock State Park or the Commons,  or just...

Things I Love About Ithaca – Taste of Thai

Okay, so let’s get this out of the way now…food will make several appearances over the course of this series. In part because: 1) Ithaca, as Eric Callahan mentioned in yesterday’s comments, has a lot of really great places to eat, 2) I like food, a...