Ring of Kerry and Tipperary, Ireland

County Kerry has a road that loops through some of the most beautiful scenery in the country.  We drove that “ring” a few times, stopping at different places, returning to some, missing some totally, I’m sure because it was dark.  It amazes me that all of the fences that are built with stone all over the countryside.  There are random castles and ruins, and fences … Continue reading Ring of Kerry and Tipperary, Ireland

Waterford Week

You know it’s all about the sparkley stuff. Crystal, ya know, high lead content, hot glass, high precision cutting and sanding, polishing, buffing, wiping, and the buying part of it too.  The city of Waterford actually has a few crystal factories, but The House of Waterford was the first.  The others are owned/run by former Waterford employees.  It was interesting to learn the history and … Continue reading Waterford Week