Category Archives: Stories

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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I’m out of milk

The face of my watch is broken and I’m thinking about getting a new one because when I’m away from home I would like to know if I have enough milk and cold beers in the fridge. Huh? Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day with lots of green salads

The Irish in Ireland or where ever they may be will celebrate almost any event especially when it stops raining. St. Patrick’s Day on the other hand is more than just an event it is a day that one takes comfort in that snakes are nowhere to be found in Ireland. Continue reading

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The “Man” flu and Irish wakes

It is three in the morning and I have a feeling this one is going to be all over the map.

The “Man” flu is rampart in Ireland. I now have it and the reason it is called the “Man” flu is because the men over here, not me, moan and groan about Continue reading

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Mr. Greystone some fava beans and a fine chianti would go nicely with “that” .

Some readers of this blog will immediate trash it because, once again I’m writing about cats….but hold on… Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror under the bed who’s command processing overhead?

Ok I am not a computer geek but my simple mind does have computer like command processing abilities. Continue reading

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…back into television?

As some of you know I have spent most of my working days in the television business. Cable television, broadcast television and then a cable channel.

When someone over here suggested I apply for a part time position at TV3 Continue reading

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…a bit of a problem…continued

If you haven’t read “a bit of a problem” the following will make no sense to you. Just go back a blog post. Continue reading

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…a bit of a problem

When the Irish use the word “bit” it could mean something minor or quite  large. “Mr. Carney you have a bit of a problem”. Aaaahhhh some of the most comforting words you want to hear as four overweight bags (extra … Continue reading

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… to the moon, Alice

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars and the sun….John Lennon

The other day an electrician was doing some work at my home in Milton and he noticed that I was wearing a beat up Newport Jazz hat. Some of you may know that I collect hats but this story is not about hats or Jackie Gleason’s “to the moon, Alice” it is about a success story that is exploding as I write this. Continue reading

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