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Finn and Haddock --- Ventures into Husbandry (continued)

Continued from last week.

“Goodness me!”  Mother exclaimed. “That’s a huge bag for two small chickens. I only wanted a few pounds to tide them over until we decide finally what we’re going to do. 1,981 more words

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Finn and Haddock ---- Ventures into Husbandry

It was a wet spring afternoon. The wind rattled the windowpanes as the rain came down in great billowing sheets. Most of us were seated around the dining room table, busy completing our homework. 1,356 more words

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Pigs on the Green

Continued from last week

Pat took off like a madman while I searched for the baling twine in the wheelbarrow. I then followed Pat as he sprinted in pursuit of the errant Bess, who at this point had stopped in front of the Library, smelling the roses or was she eating them? 1,857 more words

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Pigs on the Green

Pigs on the Green

During the early nineteen fifties, Ireland was a struggling nation seeking to develop its own identity. Had it not been for the excellent system of education for the masses, run by the religious, I fear the country would have been categorized as a third world country. 1,672 more words

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Industrial Disease - Are things getting any better?

This week Wednesday is more than a Hump Day, as Friday is Good Friday, there is no work, in fact I also have next Tuesday off too, so I have 5 days off in a row! 877 more words


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Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting with some lovely ladies who I was blessed with meeting when I was a teenager who did pageants. Yes, I did pageants and I LOVED them! 576 more words

Diane Sawyer -Beyond the Sound of Music

I got back from the city tonight in time to see Diane Sawyer and Julie Andrews talk about behind the scenes at the Sound of Music. 207 more words