Quick to Listen

So that was an experience. As I wrote earlier this week, Liz and I, along with Méabh and Hannah, drove up to Ballybay in Co. Monaghan on Tuesday, to take part in letting the land. Well, that is what Liz and I went up for…Hannah and Méabh just wanted to play with the...

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...

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 Summer Update

A Summer Update

As we mentioned in our most recent newsletter, we are heading to NY for 4 weeks this summer. We’re excited about reconnecting with our family and many of our friends. We do have a couple of updates since then. First off it will be all 6 of us coming back, not...

A Whack to the Frontal Lobe

Although I’m a guy, I’ve never been a fan of the 3 Stooges…I really don’t get them. But you know that part where occasion one of them would, out of the blue get smacked in the head with a plank? That’s the best way that I can describe how...

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...

Things I Love About Ithaca – So Much Great Music

While there is not so much in the winter, spring, summer and fall around Ithaca are full of a lot of great, free, outdoor music. Whether it is at one of the many festivals through out the area, music series such as at @ Taughannock State Park or the...

July?

So I  remember back in the Spring looking forward to taking some vacation in July. Got to do some work on the house, (or hire some professionals to do some work on the house), have some fun with Liz & the kids & get to see some family. July was good but...