How We Spent Our Summer

Okay, that was a crazy summer. And while it isn’t officially over, when we look back on this year, it will be this past 8-week period that sticks in our memories. If we are connected via Facebook, or through our monthly e-newsletter, you may have followed along but...

Graduation…not.

This was to be a big weekend for our family. It was the week that Erin’s class graduated from high school in Trumansburg. But, in the move to Dublin, the school here in Clontarf suggested that both Erin and Brenna stay back one year to ease their transition. So,...

S is for “Seriously?”

Over the past day or so I’ve been taking a bunch of assessments. Perhaps this demonstrate how odd I am, but I love these things. It was probably about 20 years ago when I took my first Myers-Briggs and discovered that I am an INTJ. There was a lot about me that just...

A Picture is Worth…

About a week ago, I walked into a relatively new church plant in the west of Ireland with Erin and Méabh.  It was a little bit embarrassing…being with Erin & Méabh that is (it’s okay…Erin was a bit embarrassed too). Since we were a bit late (we...

Resurfacing

Summer is officially over. It seems like we just got off the plane from our time in NY, but that was almost 2 months ago. And with the start of autumn, we are enjoying a chance to catch our breath and get our heads back above water for a bit. In early August, we took...

Our Journey (Part 7) – St. Patrick’s Day

(This is part 7 in a series of posts detailing the events leading up to our move from Ithaca to Dublin. You can read the whole series here) As we approached the end of February 2011, the big thing on our minds was the pregnancy. We were learning new medical terms like...

A Week in the Life..

One of the common questions we hear is “What does life in Ireland look like for us?” I thought I’d write out a brief preview of the week ahead for us, as well as a brief recap on the past weekend, and hopefully give you a glimpse. When I was on a...

5 Dublin Related Questions…

Limbo. While I’m trying to help out with some house cleaning type stuff here at the Ithaca Vineyard…I won’t really be taking on any more projects. Even today a future Cornell student called about coming for a visit next week, and even that is beyond...

Graduation Day

Today is graduation day for the Wilsons.  Brenna just graduated  5th grade from Fall Creek Elementary School, and tonight Erin graduates from Boynton Middle School. Over the 4 years Brenna has been @ Fall Creek, she has performed a number of songs. ...