The snow has almost disappeared. And look what I spotted today! There is an end to the eternal in-between time; the end of winter and beginning of spring. The streets are mucky and gray, the ground is too wet to walk on, and garbage appears from under piles of melting snow. As I walked the … More Transitions…..
Ella Fitzgerald – Am I Blue? No, I’m not blue! But once in a blue moon only comes…. once in a blue moon! Happy New Year everyone, with my wishes to you for health and happiness, all of your hard work rewarded, dreams fulfilled, and peace everywhere. It has been such a pleasure getting to … More Am I Blue?
Short stories are pretty low on my list of favorite things to read. I can’t remember ever purchasing a short story anthology. So picture my surprise this evening, when I realized that I have been reading short stories voraciously. Travel is what started it all. I have been journaling about travel experiences and about dreams … More You were bit by what kind of bug?
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! What a lucky day! I have been bemoaning the fact that I lost all of the photos my daughter and I took on our trip to Ireland last summer. We still had the pictures my son took, but he is not as trigger happy as I am. I was searching through … More the luck of the irish!
I am known here by my alter ego, at least in name: Qugrainne. This is a shortened, yahoo style handle, which comes from the name Gráinne Ní Mháille. Gráinne is also know as the pirate queen of Connaught – and her Anglicized name of Grace O’Malley. Gráinne was born in 1530 in Ireland, of course. … More the irish pirate queen, Gráinne Ní Mháille
Saint Cecilia from A Book of Saints, Anness Publishing Ltd. And you thought I would have a picture of Saint Patrick to start off my series on Saint Patrick’s Day and all things Irish! He will show up here sooner or later, but I first wanted to write about another saint who is very important … More of all things irish…… st. cecilia?