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Kelley Petkun's Blog – August 2008 Archive (4)

Ireland - Rambling About

Walking in Ireland was just as delightful as I had anticipated. Starting in Dublin and right on out to the countryside. With my well-broken in shoes and new walking stick, I felt right at home rambling along.

We visited Kylemore Abbey. The main house was stunning but I particularly loved the gardens.…


Added by Kelley Petkun on August 30, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Stories from Ireland -- Kelley's Version

I had an absolutely fantastic time in Ireland! I loved the people, the food, the scenery the hotels and the history!

After writing up Bob's rather pathetic golfing tales of Ireland, I realized that it would be helpful if I gave you our itinerary.

Our first two days were spent in Dublin. Sheldon enjoying his morning porridge. And, admiring the offerings at a flower stall.

Notice the bright yellow butter!! Oh, I love Irish butter!!…


Added by Kelley Petkun on August 29, 2008 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Stories from Ireland -- Bob's Version

Waaay too much traveling going on the last few weeks! After Bob and I returned from Ireland I only had a few days before Tina and I took off for Stitches Midwest. After a couple of days in my office, sustained with many cups of coffee, I am caught up enough to be able to enjoy some blogging time!

The joke at the office is that it sounds as though Bob and I went on two completely different vacations. Bob's focus was golf and he experienced all the weather challenges Ireland had to… Continue

Added by Kelley Petkun on August 29, 2008 at 8:44am — 2 Comments

Quick Turnaround - Heading to Stitches Midwest

I had an absolutely wonderful time in Ireland. But, Tina and I are leaving for Stitches Midwest (Chicago) early tomorrow morning. We will be at the Meet and Greet Thursday night and then enjoy wandering around on Friday and Saturday. I am so excited about hanging around with hundreds of knitters! The energy at big gatherings is just a joy!

I promise that when I am back in the office next week I will be able to tell you lots of stories about our adventures in Ireland. I did finish my… Continue

Added by Kelley Petkun on August 20, 2008 at 10:23am — No Comments

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