More information about me, Amy, and the “why”s and “why not”s of my life.

The High Life


Our day of the Wild Atlantic ended there in Cong.  Not only is the town quaint and cheery, the forest vast and adventurous, but it is the location of Ashford Castle. Having survived yet another two-hour walk together (our kids may never walk with us again), this was a perfect way to cap off the…

San Bernardino Shootings

My heart broke two weeks ago, with the attacks on Paris.  The sadness and support revealed themselves in the French flags posted on social media.  I didn’t expect, less than two weeks later, to see those flags turn to California flags. It is very hard to hear about shootings, mass shootings, random attacks. With each one, I wonder how…