Motivational Monday: Nothing is too good to be true

MM: nothing is too good to be true

Realize that nothing is too good to be true.  – Kobi Yamada I was talking with one of my best friends the other day and he is having the most amazing year.  He has a job that he is passionate about,

Where do we go from here?

Now what?  Where do we go from here?  How do we transition back to life in the United States?  What happens to the blog? We are filled with questions!  It seems like many of you followed the blog either because

Snapshot Saturday: Newgrange & The Irish Coast

Irish coast

  Well, as you know we are back, but here are some of our favorite shots from the last week.        

Welcome Home

flight home

Denial.  I was in denial that we were actually flying back to the U.S. until about 8.5 hours into our international flight when we started making the final descent for landing.  Until that point all the craziness of travel just

Newgrange: One of the oldest sites in the world

newgrange feature

Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago, around 3,200 BC during the Stone Age.  Making Newgrange older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids of Giza.  It was built as a tomb, interestingly on the inside it is in the shape of

Castletown House


I fell in love with Andrea Palladio on our first trip to Venice.  Being the daughter of Interior Designers I think I went to every historical home and museum in every place we traveled.  At times I would drag my

Photo Journey through Galway, Ireland


  Galway was our home spot for a few days and we had some pretty wet weather, but that was not going to stop us!  We bundled up and ventured into the city.  Galway is primarily filled with shops and

Motivational Monday: Be Kind

MM: Be Kind

Be kind- everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.  –John Watson The past week or so has brought notes or conversations with readers about how much they love motivational monday, specifically because it has been a challenging year for

Cliffs of Moher (video)

Cliffs of Moher

Warning!  Do not enter!  Closed due to hazardous weather conditions. That was the sign posted all around the entrance to the Cliffs of Moher, but when you are in Ireland and have driven for 1.5 hours to see the cliffs,

Snapshot Saturday: Killarney National Park & Waterville


    Here are some of our favorite shots from the last week in Ireland.  Hope you enjoy!