Find the Village Pub

Even when I walked into a town not knowing a soul there, Ireland was the least lonely place I’ve ever lived or traveled in.  Conversation is a priority:  I’ve seen two cars, heading opposite directions, block the road while the drivers chatted.  I’ve taken two…

Shifting Focus

The Talk to Strangers Campaign is a phrase I’ve been circling around ever since I visited Ireland, discovered that folks there are not only willing but warm in their conversations with strangers, and decided that the lack of this practice must be what was troubling…