The world of blogging continues to be a mixed blessing; once I start talking or writing I often can’t stop, but feeling the muse is most important.

Now that I am officially retired, this blog will become an important thing in my life again, especially as it relates to photography, and secondarily, to education, both in a general and in a specific way. I may not be able to solve the problems of the world, but you can count on me to have an opinion!

Rediscovering the Titanic, in County Cork

The lighthouse next door

As my husband is fond of saying, “It takes 5 years to make friends in France, it takes 5 days in Great Britain, and it takes 5 minutes in Ireland.” It’s so true, at least about the Irish people.     After 5 years of doing other things, the call to return to Ireland got louder and stronger. ...