Category Archives: Stories

The “right” violin returns

I would have preferred to post this video without words but I think it is important to introduce you to Michael Manners and Kuros Torkzadeh. 
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The “right” violin?

I wish I had taken before pictures of my new/old violin.  It was given to me last week by our friends from Chicago that live in Clonegal village overlooking the Derry River. Continue reading

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Tenerife, Daniel O’Donnell, Stormy Daniels and long cocks

The hunting season is coming to a close and the long cocks are up. Continue reading

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Rocky, Rake and Gideon’s Bible

The second night back at around 2am I heard noises from the attic and initially thought it was mice.  The noise got much louder and I though 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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Elephants…smelephants…they all look alike

August 12 was world elephant day and I celebrated by watching a couple of shows on the National Geographic channel. One episode was devoted to their communication skills and another to their memory. Continue reading

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November…a time to remember JFK and friends

They released the last files on John F. Kennedy’s assassination. I don’t think we are going to learn much more than what we already know. Continue reading

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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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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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