Tag Archives: John Wayne

Don’t Pinch Me, I’m Wearing Green Underwear!

March 1, 2018 Don’t Pinch Me, I’m Wearing Green Underwear! Dale and I “play dress-up”, as John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara, while visiting The Quiet Man Museum in Cong (County Mayo) Ireland. :o) September 2013  Follow me on our fun-filled … Continue reading

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A Brief Visit to Iowa

September 21, 2015 A Brief Visit to Iowa In Winterset, Iowa, I stand in front of the covered bridge, featured in the movie The Bridges of Madison County. I grew up in Iowa, a child of the midwest. Although, my mailing address has … Continue reading

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Annette’s Big Family Vacation Scrapbook: from the Happiest Place in the World, Walt Disney World!

July 14, 2014 Annette’s Big Family Vacation Scrapbook: from the Happiest Place in the World, Walt Disney World! June 2014 I’m (Annette) enjoying a Mickey (Mouse Ice Cream) Bar near Epcot’s The Seas with Nemo & Friends (Note my Disney magic … Continue reading

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Easter: Bunnies, Babies, and Patent Leather

April 11, 2014 Easter: Bunnies, Babies, and Patent Leather With my new grand daughter on April 8, 1014 Isn’t she a doll baby?  (Details in the blog post below.)  Easter was always the high water mark for spring in my early … Continue reading

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Top of the Mornin’ to Ya!

February 23, 2014   Top of the Mornin’ to Ya! Enjoying the Irish countryside on our visit to “Quiet Man” country” in September 2013  PINCH! That was the penalty administered by fellow students, when I was a child at Abby … Continue reading

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The Quiet Man’s Ireland-Day 2, or A Day Fit for a “Quiet Man Crazy”

  October 18, 2013   Peeking from behind a tree, a Maureen O’Hara pose ala The Quiet Man, next to the Danaher House The Quiet Man’s Ireland-Day 2, or  A Day Fit for a “Quiet Man Crazy”  I have read … Continue reading

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The Quiet Man’s Ireland, Day 1:

October 12, 2013   Happy to find the Inisfree of my cinematic dreams, including CO-han’s The Quiet Man’s Ireland, Day 1:  Many years ago, while living in Texas, I met a young man who had recently moved there from Ireland … Continue reading

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Irish Gold, Part 2

October 5, 2013 Irish Gold, Part 2  Having chosen to visit Cong/Quiet Man territory, and Killarney, (Thanks to John Wayne and Bing Crosby’s influence.) in Ireland, I felt it only fair that my hubby choose one Irish destination, as well.  … Continue reading

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Irish Gold, Part 1

September 30, 2013 Irish Gold, Part 1 What do John Wayne and Bing Crosby have in common? True, they were both actors from the same era, but, more importantly, for me they determined where I/we would visit on our three- … Continue reading

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