Tag Archives: Doug Veeder

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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A Moment in Time

There are moments in your life that will stand out and live in your memory forever. Sunday night, I sat on my couch rooting for the New York Giants to pull off one more fourth quarter comeback. My kids were … Continue reading

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For The Love of the Game

It was a warm summer afternoon and as we pulled into the parking lot, I could tell that Josh was excited. As soon as I turned off the engine, he bounded out of the car and headed for the ball … Continue reading

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“For Auld Lang Syne”

Twelve years ago, I was standing just eighteen rows, left of center stage at the Billy Joel Millennium Concert. As I stood in the center of the universe on December 31, 1999, I took stock of my life. I was … Continue reading

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“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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The IFH Mailbox

So, it’s Wednesday and you’re wondering, “Did Doug write an article this week? I didn’t get my email blast.” The answer is simple, I have some articles in the works but nothing that is ready to press yet. So I … 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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Burnt Bagels

“Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky like shooting stars? I could really use a wish right now, wish right now, wish right now Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky like shooting stars? I could … Continue reading

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Redemption

Michael pulled his car over to the side of the road as a light rain cascaded over his windshield. The spine tingling squeak of the windshield wipers echoed throughout the car as music faintly droned through the speakers in the … Continue reading

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