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September 2016
Posted on September 29th, 2016 by paularath

There is so much beauty in County Kerry. The rolling green fields and meadows epitomize the “30 Shades of Green” we were seeking, so everywhere we looked was a potential painting. In actuality, that can be quite intimidating. I needed to bite it off in tiny pieces to try to paint a single aspect of
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Posted on September 25th, 2016 by paularath

One of Jerry’s goals during our Irish vacation was to find a great Shepherd’s Pie. He had searched in New York City and found a good one at Killarney Rose, a pub ┬áin the Wall Street area. Then he discovered the Shepherd’s Pie at the Local Bank pub on Bush Street in San Francisco. It
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Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by paularath

Two of our weeks in Ireland were spent with a watercolor painting group. The teacher, Crystal Beshara, and the majority of students, are from Ottawa, Canada. I continue to believe that Canadians are among the nicest people on earth. Our group was exemplary in its cohesiveness, camaraderie and compassion for one another. We felt so
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Posted on September 21st, 2016 by paularath

One of our most memorable days in Ireland was the day we took a ferry from the little town of Doolin (known for its traditional Irish music) to the smallest of the Aran Islands, Inis Oirr. Doolin is also known as the surf epicenter of Ireland, as the waves that crash back from the Cliffs
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Posted on September 20th, 2016 by paularath

When I was 20 years old, I attended the Yeats International Summer School in Sligo, Ireland. I had fallen in love with William Butler Yeats and his poetry. After the school, I took a horse drawn tinker’s caravan across County Cork to the sea. It was a summer I’ll never forget, and I have dreamed
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