Three Random Things About Lough Tay

If you have the good fortune of driving through the Sally Gap in County Wicklow one day (and surviving), you'll see Lough Tay. It's a lake the color of freshly poured Guinness, pooled in a deep fissure of earth between mountains Djouce and Luggala. You'll want to pull off the R759 or pause at a …

The Ogham

I'm a sentimental girl, an incurable romantic prone to fits of nostalgia. Because of this, I have booked four trips to Ireland looking for...I don't know. Lost love? A little white cottage with a thatched roof in which I can dream and write? The perfect travel photograph? An actual leprechaun or a metaphorical pot of …

Set Aside

I can spend hours playing with my photos - arbitrarily adjusting hues, contrast, and saturation. Converting from color to black & white and then back again. Oftentimes, I dodge and burn all my interest right out of the photo and then toss it aside in frustration. And it's not like anything was wrong with the …

Dreaming

Today I am dreaming of County Galway and the Connemara Loop, channelling the spirit of Ireland to finish my memoir. Next week I'm flying to New York City to attend a pitch conference and will have the opportunity to pitch my book directly to the editors of some major publishing houses. Excited doesn't even begin …