Category Archives: family

It’s not about service. It’s about death.

Memorial Day. I have a hard time with this Holiday.  Well, to be more specific – I have a hard time with the way the Holiday is “celebrated” these days. Is it me, or for many people, has Memorial Day just become the signal to the start of Summer…a day off work which creates a…

How Childhood Car Trips Scarred Me For Life

Get comfortable, because I b’lieve I’m fixin’ to ramble. (Wow.  My Virginian just came flying out there, totally unbidden. That was unexpected. hmph!) Okay, so, I’m fairly certain that other, more polished bloggers actually plan out their posts…make a concerted effort to give their readers balanced, substantive content delivered in a smooth, coherent and delightfully…

My online friends could beat up your imaginary friends.

Anybody ’round here ever belonged to an online forum/group/community? I’d be willing to bet that there are more that have than have not.  It’s just the way life moves these days, especially if you’re a computer geek. (It’s okay – you don’t have to admit your obsession with “WOW” here…I get it. ;)) With our…

Last one, I promise…

And you won’t hear anything” Irish related” from me till next year.  (Well, unless you hear my last name…that one, I can’t help.) It’s just that…heck, the name *is* “Music Savvy MOM”, right?  Every once in a while, I just gotta let my Mom flag fly. It’s not MY fault…he’s just so stinkin’ cute. (Non-compensated…

Stereotypically Irish

I know I’ve mentioned my friend Greg before…y’know, Greg, the Irishman who grew up just outside of Dublin and only recently moved to Canada to marry his lovely wife Jenn? (Well, if you hadn’t heard the story – now you know.  Greg is awesome, has red hair, will talk your ear off in a political…