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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Blarney' (2)

My father taught me how to tell a story, a good one.

I am a story teller. It is an art I learned from my late father. A magician in the late 30’s and early 40’s, he was one of the “tall grass magicians”, so named because they worked in the United States Midwest. He had a circuit through Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois that took him most of two years to complete. Deep in his heart of hearts he was a shy man but when he walked onto a stage in his tails and top hat he became the master showman. He held his audience enthralled as they waited for his… Continue

Added by Schley Cox on January 8, 2010 at 6:00 — No Comments

Five years ago today, I kissed the Blarney Stone

I hadn't planned on doing anything so tourist-y, but we couldn't get to Kinsale and we found ourselves in Blarney--or rather, in a B&B looking out over Blarney town--and the next morning it just made sense to stop and see one of the most famous sites in Ireland. And since there was practically no line when we got to the top of the ruins....The things I remember most of that place was hearing the church bells peal out over the town (Lady's Day in Harvest time, after all) and the fairytale… Continue

Added by Cathy Jo on August 15, 2008 at 15:16 — No Comments

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