Mirror Mirror

We had an absolutely gorgeous day today.  My son Patrick, was invited to be presented with a collage of the Garda (police) videos that were sent to him during lockdown.  It couldn’t have been a nicer day.  I felt so happy and proud of Patrick and of myself. Then boom,...

Do You Feel Lucky?

I have had a very lucky week. Last Sunday I won a family dinner to a gorgeous new restaurant in Carrick and then today I won this beautiful bouquet. Thank You Feehily’s Florist in Sligo I have been getting creative with the answers I write in response to the...

Who Cares?!

I have found this week very overwhelming. I just couldn’t shake a mild sense of frustration, sadness and even a little bit of despair set in. We continue to hear about the degradation of Black Lives, we continue to see Trump sinking lower and lower in his...

The Mental Health Paper Weight

Despite living 3 miles away from the closest body of water, and going through the driest spring on record in Ireland, my house is flooded, not with water but with paper. It is a constant reminder of my failure to educate my children on anything other than how to use...

Breast is Best

This week I got very excited when I go a last minute call to Dublin for a long awaited appointment for a breast reduction surgery. Most mornings when I wake up, I’m not actually sure if I am lying on my back or my front.  Most women could tell this based on the...