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Kimberly Vermeer
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I am a retired first grade teacher, widowed eight years ago. Since then I've been on a journey of discovery, reclaiming what I thought was lost and reaching for what I could never have imagined. Want to come along?
I am a retired first grade teacher, widowed eight years ago. Since then I've been on a journey of discovery, reclaiming what I thought was lost and reaching for what I could never have imagined. Want to come along?

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Back To Church
The countryside around Thurles is stunning A few days ago I accomplished something on my Irish bucket list. I attended the Sunday morning service at the Thurles Baptist Church. Yep, Thurles has a baptist church. Who knew? Actually, I did. I found it online ...

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Some Thoughts on Goodness and Mercy
I was sitting on my bed with the guitar, trying to make “You Can Close Your Eyes” sound like James Taylor plays it on youtube. I was failing miserably. Such a simple little song with some quirky, aggravating licks. I glanced at the time on my phone and drop...

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New blog from my summer in Ireland. Hope you enjoy!

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The Final Letter
Here's to you, Erin Gra Mo Chroi Dearest Ireland, When I first made plans to meet you last year,  I perused a variety of travel brochures, each promising a spectacular vacation discovering the "hidden" Ireland,  your "secret" self.  That seems to be what pe...

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The Twelfth Letter
At the Cliffs of Moher on the Wild Atlantic Way Dearest Ireland, Do you remember Star Trek from the '60's? You're thousands of years old so the 1960's must seem like yesterday.  There was one episode featuring a scruffy looking guy named Lazarus.  He lived ...

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The Eleventh Letter
Dearest Ireland, Several months ago I remember sitting in Ted and Leah's living room in Port Orange, FL and talking about my summer plans to be in Ireland.  I mentioned that I was trying to get in shape so I could climb the 612 steep, winding steps of Skell...
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