Monthly Archives: December 2011

The FBI knows if you have been good or bad

My daughter recently gave a speech at her Toast Masters group about her encounter with the FBI and while reading it (colleenmarycarney.com) it got me thinking about other episodes with our “finest”. Continue reading

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Elizabeth

It was suggested that my next post be more attuned to the Christmas season…and what could be more appropriate that someone getting engaged. Continue reading

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Time

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about time left and time spent. Continue reading

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Rolex, Louis V. and me…

AAhhh…let me see if my Andy Rooney (RIP) hat will fit.

The ” buy a Lexus for someone” holiday season is upon us and David Puddy’s Honda parody is spot on. Continue reading

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The “wrong” violin has returned to Clonegal

I like cats and cats like me…unfortunately I’m allergic to them and after playing with “no name” I have to burn my clothes, take a “toxic wash down” shower and then drink 2 shots of Irish whiskey.

I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a cat, which I also keep handy. Credit to W.C. Fields Continue reading

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72 hours to Paris

Much to my surprise, I was temporarily rejected for high blood pressure and was instructed to return in 3 months to be tested again. Thinking, while on the bus ride home, that if a few beers could raise my blood pressure to levels unacceptable for military service what would a night of pure debauchery do for me. Continue reading

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