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In the posted photo here there are three adoptees. My two grandchildren Melissa and Christopher, and me. Adoption is a common place thing these days if somewhat more difficult in cutting through all the red tape. 453 more words


McWatters Bakery

I last posted about McWatters Bakery back in July of 2012, but strangely yesterday I received two comments on the subject. The first was merely reminiscing much as I had done in the original blog. 379 more words

A Touch of Blarney

The Blarney Stone – Myth or Legend?

The Blarney stone has woven around itself a unique tradition of myth, legend and
Romance. It is said that the secret of the holy stone was given to Cormac MacCarthy, King of Munster by the local witch whom he saved from drowning in the lake behind the castle. 1,236 more words


The Wearing of the Green

One day to go to the 17th, “Saint Patrick’s Day”. The radio is playing all the wonderful songs of my homeland on this cold Sunday morning. 399 more words