Category Archives: family

A Memorial Reminder

The following is part of a post that I wrote on Memorial Day 2010. I’ve re-posted it each year since then, because each year I see signs which indicate that it bears repeating.  And sadly, each year since, more men and women have lost their lives in the service of our country.  I post it…

Get your Mumford here – Sons included!

If you’ve been paying ANY attention to a word I’ve typed, you know that while I’m all over the spectrum in terms of music I “like”, there are very definite winners  in the “music I LOVE” category.  The top spot belongs to anything ever written and performed by Townes Van Zandt.  Then comes my beloved…

Beaches, Bikinis, Buffett and Beer

…or alternately titled, “Damn, I Miss the Old ME!” —————————————— Note:  I’ve liberally peppered Jimmy Buffett songs throughout this post.  Yes, I am and have always been a proud Parrothead. The lyrics just always fit, so obviously he understands me. ——————————————- I have always been a “Beach Girl”.  Grew up in a city with “Beach”…

Mama…

I “spent some time” with mine this morning…and will spend the rest of the day with my wonderful husband and son.  I was blessed to have her, and am blessed to have them. Love is awesome. Have a great Mother’s Day, everyone!  

Sláinte Mhaith…again.

Ohhhh, it’s that time again! Grab your green and your Guinness because today we’re all  “Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh!” and “Michael Collins was a feckin’ SAINT, I tell you!” and may start drinking at lunch up in here…which is why I’m RECYCLING (for the second year in a row) a post from St. Pat’s…