Category Archives: Ireland

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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Looking for the “Bone Setter”or Herman the pig?

Six years ago I wrote about the “Bone Setter” and there is not a week that goes by without someone contacting me thinking I am the Bone Setter. I can’t understand how anyone can read that blog (at the end) and think I am the “Setter”. This posting is for those that google the “Bone Setter” and get me. Continue reading

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Back to work? Really!

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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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2017 Favorite

  In that this was my favorite post of the past year and it, “the weather” is always a subject of conversation and most importantly I am running out of time to keep my posting streak going. Daniel N. Carney’s … Continue reading

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Un*uckit, watches and Good Will

Am I alone on this? After watching way too many commercials for this clothing company, I got to thinking either this guy is loaded or some venture guys said fuck it let’s go with Untuckit. Continue reading

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Hats, doors and gramophones

A door, hat and gramophone walk into a bar. The hat orders a beer, the door a whiskey and the gramophone a vintage wine. Another round follows and more after that. When things start to get a little crazy, the door closes, the hat is thrown into the ring and the gramophone plays Benny Goodman’s “the dreamer in me”. Continue reading

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..a picture is worth

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Irish weather reporting (adults)

And you wonder why my vocabulary turns to fucking shit when I return to the states. Continue reading

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