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Driving the Ring of Kerry

The Ring of Kerry on the west coast of Ireland is yet another – sigh – place I want to go back to.

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The Everyday Hero

We’ve been talking about the hero’s journey and how it relates to you, but sometimes life just seems too overwhelming to consider attempting anything heroic. Heroism, shmeroism! Draw the bath and pour me a tall one!

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Hiking Slieve Gullion in Northern Ireland

I’m a big hiker, but I assumed walking would be my main physical activity while I was in Ireland. That and hoisting pints of Guinness on a regular basis. Those 16 ounces constitute some sort of workout, don’t they?

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How To Know What To Focus On

If you’re anything like me, and I’m guessing you are because you’re here, when you’re thinking about new ideas or possible projects, or even just what you could do with your weekend, it’s sometimes hard to get focused.

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Ferrying from Belfast to Scotland

I live in a landlocked state, so I take boats whenever I can.

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The Secret to Happiness

We all want to feel excited and hopeful for the future, but sometimes we slide into a rut, and the world seems a lot less sparkly and interesting.

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Belfast Is Now the City I’d Move To

I’m a city girl, even though I live in a tiny town, and Taos is about as tiny as it gets with 7,000 people in the town proper.

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Two True Things

Last night I was awake at 3 a.m. thinking about the meaning of life.

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Beach Life

I grew up in San Diego, and my adolescence was bikinis and Boogie Boards and cruising the cliffs in Ocean Beach.

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Leaving the Village

I first ran into Joseph’s Campbell’s work years ago when I heard the phrase “follow your bliss,” which comes from his book The Power of Myth. Here’s the full quote:

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