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  • ballymaloe cooking school garden © Sue Schlabach

    360 Degree View—An Irish Garden

    Have you ever visited a place you’ve only seen in books, but gazed upon so often that you felt you knew it? It’s like stepping through the looking glass, and removing the glasses you are wearing that have blinders on the sides. A month ago we followed the narrow lanes of County Cork, navigated the…

  • Co Cork Beach © Sue Schlabach

    Three Times Good, Ireland Remembered

    We were sitting in the Lemon Leaf Cafe in Kinsale, Ireland when my husband told my daughter this little bit of wisdom. {paraphrasing…} “They say you get enjoyment from a trip three times. First the anticipation of the journey while you plan. Then the enjoyment of the trip while you are traveling. And last, when…