Things Get Spooky for Finn McSpool

Halloween is still a few weeks away, but things are definitely getting a bit spooky around my neighborhood. Of course, Finn McSpool thinks himself a fearless explorer so he was eager to tag along with me for a walk one morning. A walk that soon had him fleeing for the safety of his usual spot … Continue reading Things Get Spooky for Finn McSpool

A Beastie-Filled Anniversary

The first of October has rolled around again, and while for many people that means it's time to roll out the pumpkins, for Mr Husband and me it means it's time to celebrate getting hitched! That's right, we celebrated our anniversary earlier this week with a little getaway to the Oregon Coast. And of course, … Continue reading A Beastie-Filled Anniversary

Finn McSpool Cries Out for His Mummy

No, Finn McSpool hasn't been turned into a dragon adopted by Hagrid. Instead, he's discovered a trio of mummies. Not in Egypt, but in the heart of Dublin. This is all getting somewhat confusing, so let's get on with our third day in the big city. First, Apologies After the bevy of fabulous photos in … Continue reading Finn McSpool Cries Out for His Mummy

The Books, Beasties, and Bronze Tarts of Dublin

Hey Everyone, Thanks for bearing with the brief blog hiatus last week. Now, on with the show because, as promised a couple weeks ago, it's time for Finn and I to set sail from Inishmore and dart off to Dublin. By the way, you may be wondering how I managed to keep Finn McSpool from … Continue reading The Books, Beasties, and Bronze Tarts of Dublin

Learning to Count and Giant Beehives: Final Day on Inishmore

You don't go to Ireland expecting fabulous weather, but our first full day on Inishmore (which you can read about here and here) brought AMAZING weather. So amazing that Mr Husband managed to get a sunburn on his cheeks to match the saddle sores on his, um, well, other cheeks. Unfortunately, our weather luck didn't … Continue reading Learning to Count and Giant Beehives: Final Day on Inishmore