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A Special Day in Dublin—Bloomsday and We Are Here

  100th anniversary—Couples walking down O’Connell lStreet all dressed up. “Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, observed annually in Dublin and elsewhere on 16 June, the day his 1922 novel Ulysses takes place in 1904, the date of his first sexual encounter with his wife-to-be, Nora Barnacle, […]

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Ready-Made Spanish Tortilla

Delighting In Uncommon Grocery Items—Malahide, Ireland

Shopping for breakfast items to avoid too-many-tempting-buffet-items at hotel. Came across this surprising ready-made, refrigerated Spanish Tortilla  (3.99 Euro). Unfortunately,  our room does not have a microwave. Never liked the stuff, i.e. fondant icing but amazed to see pre-made “roll-out” icing at small in-town grocer for only 3.45 Euro.  Looks gorgeous on cakes and most […]

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RV in Tucson

Sprouts Market is right across the street from our RV park.  Luv that store’s produce.  The sign said “Sumo Mandarin”.  I had to smile—they were big and even though on sale, the price for the mandarin orange pictured was $1.56 for 1.  Yes, it was sweet; a tad less sweet than Cutie clementines; but we […]

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