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Happy New Year! 

  Harold wishes everyone around the world a happy 2016! 

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Merry Christmas from Harold

Harold wishes you a very Merry Christmas… he’s spending it at home this year… (with his pal, Patches) …but home is a lovely place to be at Christmas… all the crooners say so. So Merry Christmas and a blessed New … Continue reading

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This past weekend… in a galaxy just down the street…

Harold spent his weekend at the Salinas Valley Comic Con… which, was held,  literally right down the street from my office. It felt like another galaxy as there were Stormtroopers and a lot of interesting characters who walked by my … Continue reading

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Castles Here & There

Limerick has a castle… King John commissioned it in 1210. He never set foot in it because he died in 1216. It was built anyhow.         Harold & I spent today strolling through the castle which takes you through … Continue reading

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Macnas

The Macnas traveling theatrical and performance group was our finale in Galway… Part of the reason for coming to Galway was to see this event spectacle. Every Halloweentime, this traveling Irish theater group performs a fantastical parade in Galway… The … Continue reading

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Galway

  … On the Bay… Spotty Rain… Rainbow… Tight streets, narrow sidewalks… Very touristy.  The Irish don’t drink cream in their coffee. It is milk… They look at you funny when you request cream and ask “you mean whipped cream?” The … Continue reading

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Limerick… City of Culture 

I’ve been in Limerick now for about four days. I’ve walked about the Medieval Quarter along with St. Mary’s Cathedral , visited the art museums and have found it to be a lovely city. People here have talked about the … Continue reading

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