Tag Archives: Wise Irish Women

The Perfect Cup of Tea—A Lovely Irish Tradition

Growing up the granddaughter of an Irish immigrant, I will forever associate a hot cup of tea with feelings of security and comfort.  Tea at grandma’s house was a special ritual that accompanied every gathering of family and friends at … Continue reading

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Shocking….truly shocking!!!!!

Last Thursday morning, fairly early, my phone buzzed telling me I had received a text message. I checked it and was surprised to see a short message from my daughter telling me she was on her way home from college. … Continue reading

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Take More Photos

Take More Pictures….. I was saddened to hear of the loss of a friend’s house during the recent Colorado wildfires. They were out of town when the fire started and, as a result, lost everything that was in their home. … Continue reading

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Thank you American Express!!!

Thank you American Express!!! It seems like every other day the news media report about some sort of breach of security that has resulted in millions of pieces of information being accessed by criminals. I personally have had my identity … Continue reading

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Quiet Time—HOME ALONE

Quiet Time— Wow. For the first time in longer than I can remember—at least a couple of years—I was sitting at home facing a weekend with nothing that I had to do. My daughter is away at college and my … Continue reading

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Bryn Mawr College Class of 2012 and Wise Irish Woman Mary Robinson

Guess where we spent last weekend? At Bryn Mawr College for the Commencement ceremony. The commencement speaker for the Class of 2012 was Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland. Tricia and I had signed up for a business … Continue reading

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Slainte Mary Higgins Clark and the American Ireland Fund

Slainte Mary Higgins Clark and the American Ireland Fund. Several days ago, Tricia and I travelled to New York City to host a celebration of the publication of our book. We were humbled and honored to have shared the evening … Continue reading

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