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Quote for the Week of August 21, 2016

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson  

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Mary’s Monthly Travel Blog ~ A Magical Journey to Ireland!

Ireland…a place filled with many different shades of green. A land filled with friendship whose people have a fierce pride for their culture and language. And an island I call my home. My first visit to Ireland was in the … Continue reading

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Mary’s Tavern Recipes ~ Irish Rarebit

I’ve been celebrating the Irish all month long, and today I’m bringing back one of my favorites: Irish Rarebit! It’s delicious anytime of the year. I love to serve this with a side salad or a bowl of stew. Visiting … Continue reading

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Quote for the Week of January 31, 2016

“To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.”  –Sydney Smith

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Quote for the Week of January 24, 2016

“It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities.”  –Eric Hoffer

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Quote for the Week of July 19, 2015

“They say Ireland’s Giant Causeway was created by the giant, Finn McCool. In truth, it was caused from the tail of a Dragon.” –Dragon Knight’s Axe

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Friday Feast ~ Cheddar Dill Scones

I know most of us are longing for warmer temperatures and the first signs of budding growth on trees, so I pray it will happen soon for my friends on the east coast. I didn’t seem to mind the rain … Continue reading

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Welcome Midsummer!

Ahh…Summer Solstice! The sun has reached the highest northern point along the horizon and is about to make its journey back south.  The festival began the night before the Solstice, according to the Celtic custom of starting a new day … Continue reading

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My Love of Irish Literature…

My love of books knows no bounds…especially on those of Ireland. From the stories of the Red Branch, Brian Boru, and Grania, to more current — Trinity, Redemption, and Michael Collins, these are just a few of my favorites. I’ve devoured these for decades. … Continue reading

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Creative Musings…

  These ruins are the foundation for my series, Order of the Dragon Knights. How I long to return, since this was only a photo stop and we did not take the tour. Trust me when I say, I was … Continue reading

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