Ireland, M. Scott Peck, and Stage Four

Ireland, M. Scott Peck, and Stage Four

This is something I’ve been thinking about for a while.  Several years ago, a colleague in the States shared something M. Scott Peck wrote in his book Further Along the Road Less Travelled, which was a follow up to the much more successful The...

The Wilsons in Donegal

Our summer was a blur. We travelled a lot. We able to connect with many friends and family members in the States, but restful was not a word we’d use to describe a summer with as much travel as our’s had. So, as school began Liz and I were discussing a...

immigrant

Today I had to head to the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB). This is the fourth time in less than 5 years. The first year I was so nervous. In Ireland, you can’t take care of your residency before you move there. You come in like normal, receive permission to...

4 Unexpected Changes

When we moved to Dublin in 2012, we knew there would be a lot for us to figure out. Everything from learning a new banking system, to understanding how utilities operate, to figuring out where to buy various items you need (There are no mega-stores here and usually a...

That!

When our family moved here in 2012, Elizabeth and I felt at home almost immediately. In a way we never did even in Ithaca where we’d lived for 18 years, raised our kids and made many good friends. When we’d share this with people we’d would often be asked why it...

Day of Solitude

Today was day 3 of our Communitas soul care retreat. We went to Glendalough for a day of solitude. Wanted to throw up a few of my favourite pictures of the day. You can see them...