IMAG0874I’ve always know I was born in the wrong place and the wrong time. My lovely trip to Ireland this summer reminded me there are homes of the heart. IMAG0757

From the streets of Dublin, to New Grange, to Killary Bay, to the Cliffs of Mohr I was enthralled and had brilliant conversations with museum curators, cabbies, B&B owners, music store proprietors and young wait staff all over Ireland.

IMAG0701The history was all around me, the stories and research I have done all my life …Red Hugh O’Donnell imprisoned in Dublin Castle…the Hill of Tara1916.

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IMAG0680(1)Perhaps I could find a new calling growing barley for Guinness on the west coast of Ireland.



But, I’d have to hire a driver!IMG_0839


I am now back to work.

Still trying to do good work- more on the value of blogging

That’s regrettable, because the value of blogging goes beyond the way it can help us build a professional reputation or clear personal brand: it’s also a tremendous tool for personal expression, and for the kind of exploratory writing and thinking that can help people discover new interests, new relationships and even new careers. From Have LinkedIn and Medium Killed the Old-Fashioned Blog? by Alexandra Samuel 6.30.2015


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