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Tagged With: Ireland

Are We There Yet?

Life changes. Sometimes we can control the changes; most often we can't. It's a journey - one we are continuing to take. Continue reading »

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Sandia Mountain Crest at 10,678 Feet

Last Saturday after we finished at Tinkertown we continued driving on up to the peak of the Sandia Mountain Crest - at 10,678 feet! It was a beautiful drive up. At the crest there was a wonderful breeze. Fiona got to look through the binoculars out over Albuquerque. Unfortunately we also saw the smoke from … Continue reading »

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Charlie Chaplin in Ireland

The tilted sign is on Valentia Island in Chapeltown. Ted's bus takes us in to Caherciveen regularly. Before our month in Ireland was up, this sign had been fixed so it no longer titled. In Waterville, just a few miles south of Caherciveen, is the Charlie Chaplin statue. You'll also find a world-famous Arnold Palmer … Continue reading »

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Ross Castle Ireland

The entire family. I believe this was taken outside of Ross Castle which is just outside of Killarney in January 2005. That's Joel, Sue, Fiona and Rachelle. I can't wait till we can visit Ireland again!

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View from Cottage on Valentia Island

The view from the front of our cottage looking across the fields on Valentia Island when we were there in January 2005.

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Killarney Ireland Trip 2005

This is one of several castle ruins we saw. I don't remember right off where this one was. Rachelle and I pose outside the Killarney Outlet Centre. Joel and Fiona pose too. We really liked Killarney. It's about 90 minutes from Valentia Island where we were staying. It's a fairly big city (in comparison) and … Continue reading »

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Sunrise on Valencia Island, Ireland 2005

In 2005 we were able to spend 5 weeks on Valencia Island in Ireland. I'll be posting periodically snippets and photos of that trip. The above photo was taken by my husband the morning of January 12th, our first of many beautiful sunrises in Ireland. This shot was taken looking out from the cottage we … Continue reading »

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Renewing Fiona's Passport

When we went to Ireland in 2005 Fiona was not quite a year old. For children under 16, passports are only good for 5 years. So hers expired last October. Now that we're thinking of traveling the world again, even to enter Canada we need our passports. And so we're going to start the process … Continue reading »

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