Tag Archives: Ireland

Sea-Fever

Sea-Fever – by John Masefield . I must down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel’s kick and … Continue reading

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I Dream of Ireland

As always, I find myself missing Ireland.  Right now, I particularly miss Dublin and the Liffey, and I am consoling myself by reading The Road Round Ireland by Padraic Colum. Here’s an amazing quote from George Moore that Padraic includes in a discussion about Dublin … Continue reading

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Ireland

Here’s a snippet of our time in Ireland: .     “You know, everyone in America is divorced, and I think I know why: it’s tailgating.  So, a man tells his wife that he’s going to leave at eight in … Continue reading

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Practicality (and season’s greetings)

What could this thing be that’s called practicality? Could you tell its boundaries to me? Is it, perhaps, a disease of some sort? It’s infected many, they report. . And what is this thing that’s turned ever so many Away … Continue reading

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