An Old Girlfriend (5 years post 5)

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned that while we were in Ireland, Liz’s dad had problems with his eyes. After a several days of trying to get care up in Co. Monaghan, one of the doctors referred him to the Mater Hospital in Dublin. So, over the next week Liz and I drove...

embedding….with style

In the church planting process Christian Associates uses, the first step is embedding…basically it is becoming part of the neighbourhood. Just about a year ago Elizabeth and I shared some of our thoughts on the process. (You can find Liz’s here and...

Elizabeth’s First Blog Post

Although my efforts to have her write something here in this space have yet to pay off, Elizabeth has written her first blog post over at GotIreland.com. I encourage you to stop over and give it a read.

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...
Our Journey (part 4) – A Bit of a Curve Ball

Our Journey (part 4) – A Bit of a Curve Ball

(This is the fourth post in a series detailing our journey from Ithaca to Dublin. You can find the previous posts here, here & here.) “What do you want us to do with the next 20 years of our lives?” I already knew the answer to that question. In fact I...

Birdie

Over on my blog the other day, I wrote about preparing anecdotes for when you are going to be someplace where you will need to make small talk. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to share our latest story. Our house in Dublin is a bit bigger than we were...

Heading West

Liz, Méabh and I dropped off Erin and Brenna on Saturday and drove to the west coast of Ireland.  It was the first time since we arrived here last summer that we’ve taken any time to get away…it was long over due. We were originally planning to stay for two...