Tag Archives: vacation

#18: The US States Progress

In setting goals, I’ve found that it helps to take an assessment every so often of what has been accomplished to date.  And so–as part of today’s reflections– I decided it was time to take a peak at the bucket … Continue reading

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We Dig Holes

These hands belong to my my nephew, Marius. This is how we enjoyed our Labor Day Weekend–and we celebrated our heroes by spending the day at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Barnstable.

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Inquisitive Girl

Sweet baby Clair-poos tries to understand Uncle Tofu!  Photo taken under a beach tent on a marsh near Dennis Beach in Cape Cod.

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Gramps and the Little Dude

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Some where below those billowy clouds…

Some where below those billowy clouds lies the “City of brotherly love,” and my re-entry into the United States of America.

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Oh My Guinness!

      On my last full day in Dublin, I toured the Guinness Storehouse with my bro-in-law, Laird.  Though this experience could be used to help me prepare to knock # 83 off my bucket list, I didn’t actually … Continue reading

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# 50: Visit the cliffs of Ireland

I kicked another item off the bucket list when I visited the fishing village of Howth (rhymes with both).  After enjoying a very satisfying lunch or fish ‘n chips on the harbor, we hiked off our calories along the cliff … Continue reading

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Dublin Bikes

Dublin is among a growing number of great cities to own a bike sharing scheme.  The program, dublinbikes, is a self-service public bike rental system. They boast 40 stations (like the one seen here near Temple Bar) and over 450 … Continue reading

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Newgrange

A view from behind the historic “Passage Tomb” at Newgrange in Ireland near the River Boyne. The passage tombs are thought to have been designed over 5,000 years ago in Ireland to mark the passage of time (calendar measure for … Continue reading

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Dublin Door

      One of the many things that Dublin is known for are its colorful doors found on the Georgian townhouses downtown.

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