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A Non-Believer, Still Stunned

It’s been a month since my mom and I returned from our trip to Italy, and looking back, one of my favorite moments of the trip was unexpectedly running across Michelangelo’s “Pieta” at St. Peter’s in Rome. Something you can’t … Continue reading

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Shallow but Persistent Thoughts About Italy

Having returned to the United States from a trip to Italy a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been asked quite a few times how I enjoyed my trip. I did enjoy it immensely, as I got to travel with my mom, visit another country, and … Continue reading

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Hoare Abbey

Another Irish ruin that we had all to ourselves–Hoare Abbey, right below the Rock of Cashel.

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Athassel Abbey

Athassel Abbey was built in the 13th century and was located in a village. Now, it’s in the middle of a field where cows graze, several miles from Cashel, Co. Tipperary. It’s still beautiful. Hubby and I had the entire abbey … Continue reading

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Is this poor customer service, or am I a poor customer?

Hubby & I are in the early stages of planning a trip to Ireland next summer. (We live in the USA.) It’ll be our first time there so it’s something to really look forward to. And I love planning trips. … Continue reading

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