Author Archives: Daniel Carney

Brief conversations with heroes…

← Posted on September 1, 2014 by Daniel Carney I suspect that veterans don’t buy these hats for themselves but that their kids or grandkids do. Whenever I see a veteran wearing something that indicates they served our country I shake their hand … Continue reading

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The last…

Apparently, the word is out in the stray/abandoned cat/dog world of Clonegal.  Several years ago Jake showed up at our door, and now a weeks-old cat came crawling out of our woodpile.  Jake was my constant companion and we became … Continue reading

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embrace the day

    embrace the day, sing  dance write love paint smile listen,   by making the day better for all those in it with you I have been doing this blog for over 10 years, I hope you have enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Mayo Curse and the All Ireland football final

Some of us from New England that grew up with the Red Sox and Ted Williams occasionally blamed the Curse of the Bambino for not winning the World Series.  I did not. That is if we ever got even close to getting into the World Series. Continue reading

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Flowers, candy, sticks and ston”ed” or… I hope the dogs are sleeping at 5am.

I thought it best if I looked at the menu before I went there.  Wait a minute, let me back up.  My goal is to take one carry-on bag when I go to Ireland.  I already have stuff over there and I describe my clothes as classic, so in my mind they never go out of style.  Continue reading

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Sunrises are for you alone

I’m revisiting some thoughts and pictures since I came back in July…I hope you enjoyed them.     i’m lost in time  that moves quickly yesterday … many yesterdays ago i was stuck in time and it moved slowly oh … Continue reading

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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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