All posts tagged: life

Anniversaries and Lazy Weekends

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Family / Life / Love

Love doesn’t sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all of the time, made new. ~Ursula K. Le Guin I think Le Guin has hit the nail on the head. Love is fluid and changes over time. Yesterday marked the 16th anniversary of our wedding day. A day that was celebrated in a low key manner with a few close friends and family. It was a day that marked […]

It’s been a while …..

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gratitude / the small stuff / work/life balance

Hello! It’s been some time since my fingers tapped away on my keyboard and how I have missed the feeling. My work life has been pretty hectic and full on since December 2014. I didn’t really get time between jobs to regain my balance and found myself completely immersed in note taking and making, ensuring I was fully informed on the subjects that I teach. I found myself caught up in a never ending cycle of […]

Monday Morning Musings

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Life, Love, Family

The last week of primary school has arrived for the majority of Irish primary school students. I am so happy! I love the summer holidays, no rigid timetables… more trying to be inventive with lunches…….there’s only so much you can get into a lunch box! And really, who wants to eat food that has sat in your bag all morning……..especially in this beautiful weather. Isn’t it time there was a fridge in the school so […]

#100happydays Day 46 -50

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#100happydays / Life, Love, Family

I’ve been missing from the blog as I have been under the weather. However, I have been keeping up with the #100happydays challenge and posting a photo each day to Facebook. Days 46 to 50 are in this blog and days 51 and 52 will follow! Keep smiling! The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief. ~William Shakespeare,Othello Day 46 – April 3rd Just closing the books and shutting the laptop with ten minutes […]

Epic Fail

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Back to school 2012 will be forever etched on my memory. Before I start my sorry tale I have to say, I am a good Mum. I am, really! I am patient, understanding and kind, ok I’m patient, understanding and kind most of the time. I cook lovely nutritious food for my off spring, I bake tasty goodies and when we’re out and about I keep them in my line of vision most of the time. […]

Journey’s End

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Yesterday marked the end of one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences of my life so far. I have just completed a programme of post graduate study in the area of community and adult education. Feelings of trepidation and frustration that surfaced at times throughout the year are quickly forgotten as the realisation that this is indeed the very last time you will sit in a room with this particular group of people starts […]