Author Archives: Doug Veeder

INTERCEPTED

Good Morning, Irishman For Hire has undergone some changes recently. I expect, quite possibly, in the future, there will be more. For all of you who faithfully followed IFH in the beginning and throughout the years, I want to let … Continue reading

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Quick Update

I know it’s been six years since I have written regularly. I have been working on so many other projects that I have not had the time to work on this forum. When I do get back to this space … Continue reading

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The Internet Still Amazes Me (Six Years Later)!

I wrote a post back in December of 2010 about how a friend of mine and I were able to compose a song while on two different continents. The article, The Internet Still Amazes Me, was a simple telling of … Continue reading

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Coming Up For Air to Say Hello!!

Hey Guys, Thank you for the emails asking for more content. I apologize for not writing lately. Let me correct that, I apologize for not writing for Irishman For Hire lately. I have been writing. Last year, I took a … Continue reading

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2012 Blarney Stone Award

In 2008, I decided that, at the end of the awards season (The Golden Globes, The Oscars, The Grammy’s, etc.), I was going to give out a single award here at Irishman For Hire called the Blarney Stone Award. The … Continue reading

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The Final Word, Twelve Years Later

I want to thank so many of you who have written to me or posted comments about my adoption search. It was a massive undertaking but also a journey that taught me so much about myself as a person and … Continue reading

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The Letter, Twelve Years Later

It was an amazing Thursday night. The grass had been freshly cut and the aroma wafted throughout the infield. A cool breeze was blowing in from left field and as the game went into the latter innings, we were locked … Continue reading

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Outlet

Back in April, I opened my mailbox to find a large padded envelope. I went inside my house, opened the package and found an advanced copy of PJ Pacifico’s album Outlet. I popped the Compact Disc into my car stereo … Continue reading

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The Post-It Note, Twelve Years Later!

I woke up early the next morning. I was exhausted. It had been a long weekend and the drive back from Connecticut was slower than usual due to the traffic. But most of all, I think I was just worn … Continue reading

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The Libraries, Twelve Years Later!

“Libraries!” I randomly shouted while sitting on the couch watching television. “What?” Stephanie asked as I jumped up, raced into the guest room and grabbed the Oak Tag that I had stuffed into the closet. “Libraries!” I said as I … Continue reading

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