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JKF's Birthday and Champagne

It’s normal for a mother to think her newborn child sets the moon. But few, if any, look at their children and say that one day they’ll be President of the United States. 192 more words


My Mom and the "Moms of Friends"-May 10

One thing I have learned is that good friends have other good friends. This is a series of stories about “friends of my friends”.

The post below is the story for May 10, 2015. 1,534 more words

A Friend Of A Friend


Joe O’Brien and his wife Rosie are living the lives they have chosen in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Joe is a police officer, his wife is the keeper of the home and the flame of faith and hope for the family. 238 more words

Book Review

Irish Heritage II

Religion in Family History

Two years ago I wrote a post titled Irish Heritage, tonight I will add a little bit more information about my Irish ancestors. 419 more words


Warmup Wednesday - 'Unjessed'


There was a time I relished your captivity. Rules. Regulations. Proscriptions. Thou shalt not. It was safe. I was a bird in the hand, watching the world, unwilling or unable to fly. 339 more words

Flash Fiction

St. Patrick's Day: My Top Childhood Memories

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Our Irish surname was all our family needed to wear over-the-top green on St. Patrick’s Day, with little regard for appropriateness. It mattered little that we were off to school or the dentist, my father scoped out our attire hinting at times that the green quotient could be kicked-up a notch. 781 more words