Imbolc – February 2, 2016 – Half Way

Last Sunday, I got telling the folks of Trinity Church a bit about the Celtic Calendar and about St. Brigid.  Imbolc, on the Celtic Calendar, is tomorrow, February 2.  It is a day that honors the waning of winter, laying as it does on their calendar half way between the winter solstice and spring equinox. Continue reading “Imbolc – February 2, 2016 – Half Way”


Those of you who have been following this blog from the beginning may remember that Patricia and I began it with the idea of exploring Celtic wisdom for aging with vibrancy, beauty, and grace.  Very early in our time in Ireland, 2012, with Mary Meighan, as our guide for a pilgrimage in Glendalough Valley and beyond,Continue reading “Tears”

takes about a hundred seconds

The new theme for our blog (watermark) will (depending on your internet speed) take a minimum of 60 seconds to download if you scroll down over each picture. . . some are mine (some are other’s) breathe easy . . . the pictures are good . . . Each one (if scrolled over and clicked on) willContinue reading “takes about a hundred seconds”

Textures and tones

For the last three weeks we have been living in the home of two artists.  They are American, but have the sense and traditions of Ireland.  The house modeled on a traditional Irish cottage, but upgraded so that the amenities of the 21st century are here. The traditional crafts  decorate the floors and walls andContinue reading “Textures and tones”