Category Archives: America

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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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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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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