Category Archives: Ireland

…a sunrise for you

Our Irish car is a diesel and returning to Clonegal from Dublin we stopped for petrol (gas for us yanks).  Got out of the car and pumped 72 euros (@$90.00) of petrol (regular gas) into the car.  The cap is clearly marked diesel Continue reading

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Again

there is a commercial for a diet company  that touts …buy into the program and get two months of food for the price of one…that’s like getting the second month free… Continue reading

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Irish luck

Winning the euro lottery …BIG!!! Thank you very much… …but before I get to that I must tell you of my interrogation at the Irish immigration office… …so Mr. Carney your passport indicates that you stay in country longer than … Continue reading

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the answer is b.

Not a good time to temp the law or regulations.  That bank job is going to have to wait. Continue reading

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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!

Readers of this blog outside of Ireland may not follow Irish politics and therefore don’t give a shit about the following 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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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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