International, Travel

St. Giles Cathedral

When entering into the Cathedral, I was greeted by a very large sign requesting that no photos be taken until a 2 GBP fee was paid for a photography permit.  It stated that the fee would be used to fund the upkeep of the church which was founded in the 12th century.  So, I walked… Continue reading St. Giles Cathedral

Everyday, Life

Unexpected Travel

I wasn't planning to travel for the 4th of July, but it seems as though I'll be heading up to Canada.  This trip is a bit bittersweet - my Uncle is going in for chemo in the middle of July, so I'm taking this opportunity to visit with him and the family.I guess I should… Continue reading Unexpected Travel

International, Travel

An American Girl in Ireland …

It took me about three weeks to convince myself to do it, but it's totally happening ... I'm heading to Ireland in October! Yes, while this seems to not be such a big deal to some, I've always lived my life with a certain care ... for many years I have had to weight the… Continue reading An American Girl in Ireland …