Category Archives: Family

A September visit by the little girl with the pink glasses.

Try to remember the kind of September
When life was slow and oh, so mellow.
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the “time to” club

The other day I posted on FB that Yelp, a company that operates a platform that connects people with local businesses, had listed their top 100 places to eat in the United States. Continue reading

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A letter for tomorrow…

February 24, 2018

My Dear Mae,

Today is your first birthday and this letter is written for tomorrow.

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Climb every mountain

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Dancing with pigeons

I have been at the “beach” and those that follow my blog know that my accommodations are somewhat primitive. There is no electricity, running water, internet, TV and limited cell phone use here. It is a place that after 3 or 4 days you are about to lose it and it is time to return to civilization…where I am now. Continue reading

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Personal Museums

I am honored to have a man that is a great… person, husband, father, grand father, teacher, coach (Hall of Fame), story teller and a “fb” friend as the guest writer of my 200th blog posting. Continue reading

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Santa and the fireplace

Our across the street neighbors visited us last night. They have two children, an eight year old red headed girl and a four year old boy. The four year old first words, when he was about two, were “Dan”…then it became “Hi Dan”…now it’s “what are you doing, Continue reading

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will yew …

On the 7th of November 2015, under the 600 + year old yew trees at Huntington Castle, Ciaran O’ asked my daughter Colleen  to marry him. The night before, after a late dinner, he asked me if a game of … Continue reading

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“The time has come” the walrus said “to talk of many things…”

i brought you daisies-just to say hello-or maybe it was more-i brought you roses and daffodils too-you cried as tears dripped softly-muted words were defining-while the daisies were placed gently in a vase-the roses and daffodils set aside-i brought you daisies just to say hello- Continue reading

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Chairman of the Board would be nice…

OK…so now I own HubSpot and oh ya…now my daughter works for me.

You ask what is a HubSpot…well it is an “inbound marketing” company that just went public and I’m the public. My company now has a market value of $759,000,000.00. Continue reading

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