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JUST DESSERTS

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RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW.

CAUGHT IN ITS GRIPPE

CAUGHT IN ITS GRIPPE

  • WILD IRELAND

    WILD IRELAND

    Most guidebooks will give you a few sentences about County Mayo in northwestern Ireland.  They call it inaccessible, and recommend skipping  it,  preferring other, more touristed areas.  Thankfully, our Granny O’Toole lobbied furiously the entire time we knew her.  County Mayo is one step from heaven.  Granny was right. Granny was born and raised in Ballindine, Co. Mayo.  It was ... Read More »
  • FAMILY DINNER

    FAMILY DINNER

  • THANKSGIVING WINNERS

    THANKSGIVING WINNERS

  • MINDFUL OF MY MINDSET

    MINDFUL OF MY MINDSET

    My mantra of the summer:  let’s look at that through a “growth mindset”. I have to thank my sister for recommending Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol S. Dweck.  As a parent and a teacher, I wish I had come across this book 25 years ago!  Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.  This is definitely my WOW book ... Read More »
  • GUILTY PLEASURES

    GUILTY PLEASURES

  • WILD IRELAND

    WILD IRELAND

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