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the road to Beauford

The journey actually started the day before in the town of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. 
I don’t remember much from that time in my life but since I recently heard Mason Williams’ Classical Gas, I’ve been thinking about it…and I would much rather not. Continue reading

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Coming to America

It is unfortunate that some people will be offended by what follows…believe me I am offended by what certain groups are doing to my country. Continue reading

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the last waltz

the last waltz
 
it was a long time ago 
and i have watched the show “lost count” times.
 tonight i am at it again Continue reading

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KOS

Though not public knowledge, KOS meant kill on sight for the British army during the “troubles” in Ireland.  The man that orchestrated the Mount Joy prison helicopter escape and the robbery Continue reading

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Read a good book lately?

While in Ireland I spent a good deal of time reading for myself and reading children’s books for Mae and Dan. Mae is fascinated by a book about Donald Duck’s adventures.  The book is quite big and it is in … Continue reading

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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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deja vu … all over again

A couple of blogs ago I wrote about Ruth and Dan and the “right” violin.  Remember, Ruth gave it to me.  Well, after Dan found out about the violin he was taken to the Continue reading

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Hey Google

The other day I asked Google where my keys were and the little bastard said: “How many times do I have to tell you, I don’t do keys”.  Well, then what’s the weather going to be in Clonegal today? Continue reading

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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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verses revisited

may your path 

through the snow

always be true

as the cardinal

in your life 

guides you Continue reading

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