How long do we grieve? Is there a time before we are ‘over it,’ or a length of time which is appropriate to show your grief? It’s easy to say, ‘of course not,’ but the reality is most people can only support or understand grief for a short time. Today is graduation day for Daniel’s … More Another milestone.
So I’m back home in Cork, but it’s taking a little longer for my heart to make the journey! Last Friday I traveled to northwest Donegal to the place of so many happy childhood memories. After twenty seven years I was curious to know if the fields and hills were as I’d remembered and to … More Donegal, all I could have wished for.
I’m not sure if I’ll get around to posting again before New year so just in case I’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy Christmas, holiday or whatever it is you celebrate. I’ve really enjoyed the past year in the company of many of you who I have come to consider … More See you on the other side.
Today is Thanksgiving across the seas. If I were to look at my stats for this blog it would show me that most of my readers are from the United States (Ireland is second and India third in case you were wondering.) So with that in mind I thought I’d better get all American and … More Happy Thanksgiving all you over there.
I’m back from a wonderful few days away, refreshed, with patience and rest fully topped up. As promised here is last weeks column from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood supplement. Fingers crossed you enjoy it. Hallelujah. It’s St Patrick’s Day or as I like to call it… My Birthday! Yes, believe it or not, I was … More There I am in the paper #20
It’s Christmas Eve. Others I know seem to have cooked all but the turkey, but I am happy to put all that off until tomorrow. Presents are wrapped, well most of them, and the house is fit for visitors. So there is nothing left to say except to wish each and every person who has … More From Me to You.
I say “Happy St Patricks Day”! What I mean is “I’m so proud to be Irish”. What am I so proud of? Firstly Ireland is a beautiful country… And we Irish know how to have fun! so Happy St Patricks Day, even if you are only barely Irish! I visited “add media” for the first … More What St Patricks Day Means To Me!