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Six-on-Saturday: March Week 2
She entrusted the Skimmia to my care. In return, I know when her birthday is and there will be a surprise up my sleeve.
Dungarvan Triathlon 2014
My brother Ray was at the 400-to-go point, and as I passed he gave his usual advice. “Don’t have a lame finish! Go HARD”. So I did.
Throughout history, purple robes were worn by royalty and people of authority or high rank. Many believe this to be true because the rare occurrence of purple in nature made it one of the most expensive color dyes to create. The United States Military awards the Purple Heart to soldiers wounded in battle. In Thailand,Continue reading “Purple Hearts”
Mary Burke: Life Summary & Eulogy
Today, we want to thank you publicly, mam. From the bottom of our broken hearts, we thank you for everything you have done for us.
Circling Around, Going Nowhere
“Tell me something, John…”, but she said no more. It was as if she were trying to figure out the question in her head for the first time. John was used to this. He understood what was happening, or not happening. So, he was knocked for six when his sister finally put it in words.Continue reading “Circling Around, Going Nowhere”
One Small Step
It is day one. The journey has begun. I may want to go back, but I am determined to push on despite not knowing what lies ahead. About ten years ago, shortly before I retired from the day job, I imagined that I would like to write a book. Fast forward (very fast) to JulyContinue reading “One Small Step”
Memories of Glencree
Can we tell you your nickname, sir? Will you be cross?
I don’t know until you tell me, says I.
And she hesitated and they all giggled madly.
Heads And Hearts
As Covid-19 begins to dominate our lives less and less, something else has moved up the ladder to take its place. The whole country is talking about cost-of-living and deep house retrofitting. There’s been no mention whatsoever of Camellias, Uncinias or Valentine’s Day. I just can’t get my head around it. It seems to meContinue reading “Heads And Hearts”