Dave and I flew to Ireland on March 17, his birthday and St. Patrick's Day. We had been warned to avoid Dublin that weekend, as there would be a lot of ruckus and drinking. Since we followed that advice, I don't know whether that happened, but we did get in on a bit of Kilkenny's … Continue reading A busy weekend in Ireland!
It rained part or all of every day we spent in Ireland--consequently, we saw more rainbows in a week than we usually see in a year! And we did find treasure: wonderful, friendly, gracious people, willing to share their lives with us. This rainbow was special, because we watched it form. We stood mesmerized as … Continue reading Rainbows in Ireland
Hey friends! My husband Dave and I are flying today to Dublin for a triple-trip: celebrating (belatedly) our 45th wedding anniversary, his birthday (yes, today, St. Patrick's Day!), and doing research for Book 3 of the Cally and Charlie series, Facing the Faeries, 1906. I've been buried in thousands of pages of Irish history and … Continue reading Off to Ireland!
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A friend reading Horse Thief 1898 at the beach in Maine. Her husband kept asking her to guess who the horse thief was. She says, "I very much enjoyed it and am looking forward to Book 2!"
In what ways did Peter and Cathleen make counter-cultural decision for their time in history? In what ways is their family structure consistent with their culture? Before I respond to this question, I would love to hear from YOU! What are your thoughts? One theme of this book is "bridging." If you're still reading, look … Continue reading Horse Thief 1898 Discussion Guide Chapters 1-13, Question #5
What are the similarities and differences between Cally's and Charlie's homes, only about sixty miles apart in southern Ireland? The differences are obvious: Cally was born in a one-room thatched cottage on a small farm. Charlie lives in a mansion built by his grandfather, one of the richest men in Ireland in his day. Though … Continue reading From Chapters 1-13 of Horse Thief 1898: Discussion Questions #2 and #3
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