Monthly Archives: August 2011

The mission


This is a little short story based on a true event.  Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent ( and the guilty LOL)                                                                                 The mission   We had reconnoitred the target the previous night; dark clothes … Continue reading

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A country music life


This story was inspired by the George Jones son “He stopped loving her today” to my mind; the greatest love song ever written. A COUNTRY MUSIC LIFE “What is she doing here; has she not brought enough disgrace on this … Continue reading

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The alphabet poem


This was a bit of fun I amused myself composing one very wet afternoon LOL   A small Bird Came flying Down Early one morning For the food I left out. Got caught by my cat. Had to take to … Continue reading

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My job


                   My job At whatever I do, I am topping, The cooking, the laundry, the shopping. My job it will never be finished, For the chores, they are never diminished. In the morning I rise with the lark, And am … Continue reading

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My Ma


Since my blog about my Da my family been asking me to write one about my Ma. The fact that I wrote about my father first was not deliberate, as usual, something I happened to read put a lot of … Continue reading

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Paddy’s raffle


Paddy’s Raffle                                           Paddy bought a mare donkey from a farmer for €5. It was fiver Friday. The farmer agreed to deliver her the next day. But the next day the farmer phoned, ‘Say ah! Paddy.’ ‘Why?  ‘Your donkey has … Continue reading

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One day at a time


If anyone is familiar with alcoholics anonymous, please excuse my made-up version of a meeting, I only have seen it in films .  This was inspired by the great Kris Krisofferson song “Sunday morning coming down” I always find it … Continue reading

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