Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ireland Trip: 2–Visit to Abbeyfield, part 2

We’d stepped off the DART at Killester station, on the way to Howth. I’d wanted to make this stop, more than any other. The station—almost exactly as I’d remembered it from around 40 years ago, only the electronic ticket booths … Continue reading

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Ireland Trip: 2–Visit to Abbeyfield, part 1

Do it or not. I struggled for a moment. It had been on mind ever since we’d decided to visit Ireland; one that had to be made, nonetheless. On the one hand, it could end well. We’d be made to … Continue reading

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Ireland Trip: 1–Visit with Sinéad and Fergal

Shortly before we’d left for Ireland I messaged Sinéad to let her know we’d be “in her backyard” for a few days and to see if she’d be interested in meeting in person. The reply was an enthusiastic “yes” and, so, … Continue reading

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