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Hotel Le Pigonnet: An Experience for the Senses

“Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing ones sensation” Paul Cezanne When I travel, I love to make a connection with the people, nature, or art that surrounds me. It doesn’t always happen, however, when it does, it is an experience that touches my soul in a profound way. I want […]

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Kilkenny Castle, Ireland
One Day in Kilkenny, Ireland

One Day in Kilkenny, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey weaves together a story with a connection

How many places have you travelled that made a profound affect on your soul? I have been blessed to have visited a few and Kylemore Abbey remains one of them.  It sits beautifully among the  commanding hills of Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland and surrounds itself with an inky lake that turns over colors in the light.  Framed by […]

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The Pie Maker: A Magical Place in Galway Ireland

The Pie Maker: A Magical Place in Galway Ireland

  If you are headed to Galway, Ireland and looking for comfort on a plate then you need to stop at the Pie Maker. It reminds you of something that you would see in a fabled storybook.  I promise you that the entire experience is magical. Don’t be surprised if you have a tough time […]