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Washington State University, University of Washington
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Hey, I'm Marilynn!
Vashon, Washington, United States · Member since December 2012

I'm an Irish mom, and a grandma who loves going on adventures, often with one of my daughters or a granckids. I've always loved hospitality, running a b&b for 8 years on Vashon Island (still have a lovely cabin there which I rent). I've also lived 14 years half time in Jerusalem, Israel, where I worked in communities that were quite poor and also wrote stories for two different Christian organizations. Traveling is one of my life's greatest joys, but writing is my passion. Have just finished a book of Israel's stories and now hope to do the same with some Irish stories and legends. I built Seastone House to be a haven and a retreat for me with the hope of being able to share it with others who would love it as I do. While I now live part time in Ireland, I also loved living in Israel and often travel there from Ireland for visits. Being in Dingle is one of my chief delights and I never tire of my Seastone House or the picturesque town, or the absolutely lovely people who have so kindly included me as part of this community. Dingle has so many beautiful, cultural spheres and so many ancient antiquities that I have yet to visit them all. And the beauty of this area would inspire any traveler. I do love being in the hospitality business, and serving people, knowing that I have been able to help create a happy time apart for them as they travel. Each guest
is my priority and my desire is that every one will come away happy, rested and (email hidden) on life, and a story to tell. I know my guests will feel welcome and happy here at Seastone House, as am I when in residence.
airbnb suggests that we hosts tell you about other things we like. And that can be a long list, so here are some of my special delights: knowing God and knowing He knows me; my family and my "adopted" families; seeing children happy and free; writing; telling stories; reading historical books - simply love history; teaching (sometimes give seminars); swimming; biking; cooking; learning-anything; going to school-still do; hospitality-any time I can share what I have with others; family gatherings, especially if at my house; Christmas; Chanuka; all forms of beauty, especially of character; Dingle Peninsula; Ring of Kerry; the Jezreel Valley; Jerusalem; water in any form-lakes, ocean, streams, water falls; quiet times apart.
Hope you dear readers now know who your hostess is and if I can create a "place apart" for you in Ireland, I would be honored.

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