Category Archives: Holidays

“Two Roads Diverged In A Wood”

Great stories rise from the ashes of ordinary adventures. They take on a life of their own based upon unexpected twists or turns that occur in the middle of a journey. But without these explorations, life would become boring. Stephanie … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Dear Lord, Thank you for my wife. Thank you for my children. Thank you for a home filled with love, laughter and the miracles you perform in our lives on a daily basis. Thank you for providing us with your … Continue reading

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Easter Tacos

I started humming the tune about ten days ago. By last Wednesday night, I was belting out the chorus sporadically. And by Thursday morning, I was singing the song with such gusto that my wife and kids had had enough … Continue reading

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Happy 3rd Birthday, Irishman For Hire!

Happy New Year!!! May peace, prosperity, health, love and grace find every one of you in 2011! May all of your wishes and dreams come true in the year ahead! HAPPY THIRD BIRTHDAY Irishman For Hire!! And this year, just … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Dear Friends and Family, I wanted to take a moment to wish all of you a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year. You have all made this year (my third) writing Irishman For Hire a … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards

“What are you doing, Doug?” Stephanie asked. I was sitting on our living room floor in front of the coffee table watching the NFL games. I had a pen in my hand to keep an eye out for my fantasy … Continue reading

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She Had An Ipod!

We took the kids to see the Carolina Hurricanes on Thanksgiving Eve! Before the holiday hoopla descended upon us, Stephanie and I felt a family outing was definitely in order. And as we walked through the parking lot, the excitement … Continue reading

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An Insignificant Holiday?

It happened over a month ago; Christmas commercials! I was flabbergasted. We hadn’t even celebrated the pagan ritual of Halloween and the conglomerates of the world decided to flood the airwaves with advertisements of the sales, gizmos and gadgets that … Continue reading

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A New Tradition?

As I fluttered my eyelids a few times while trying to wake up, I could hear my daughter had climbed into bed with us and was trying to be snuggly. I adjusted my eyes on the picture hanging on the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, 2010 !!!

Happy New Year!!! Happy New Decade!!! (although, not technically. But for me, it counts!) I wish you all the best for a healthy, happy and prosperous 2010!!! Today is also the second anniversary of Irishman For Hire!! And with all … Continue reading

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