Thoughts On The Irish Language, Plus A Bitesize Irish Album Giveaway

Learn Irish With Eoin

When I was growing up in Ireland my mother and grandmother spoke a form of English, peppered with Irish words. It wasn’t until I moved to America that I came to realize how many expressions escape my lips that are nowhere to be found in the Oxford English dictionary. Image Credit When polishing furniture I […]

Losing You

Today, October 15th is officially Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  And so, I thought I might share with you a poem I wrote a few years ago after I lost a baby. I dedicate this poem to all the mothers and mothers-to-be who carried their babies, but never experienced the joy of raising them. […]

Irish Sheepdogs – Why I Love Border Collies

Border Collie Puppy

I love dogs, and of all the dogs in the world I really, really love border collies.  I think I spent too much time with sheepdogs on my grannies’ farms when I was a young girl in Ireland.  That’s when my love affair began. Image  Credit I searched high and low through files of creative […]

Sleep – The Best Kept Beauty Secret

Sleep - the best kept beauty secret

Photo Credit I truly believe sleep is the beauty secret no one ever talks about. Millions of dollars, maybe even billions, are spent on creams and elixirs of all kinds, to apply to sagging cheeks, undereye shadows, and those wrinkled webs intricately woven around our orbits. Photo Credit I am a big believer in moisturizer, […]

The Early Bird Catches The Worm.

Bedside Alarm Clock

I have come to the conclusion that America must be full of worm catchers. In the wee hours of the morning the streets of any American city or town are busy. It never ceases to amaze me how early this country rises. Photo Credit Photo Credit The Irish are notoriously late risers. I think Irish […]