Christmas Eve, Twelve Years Later!
We circled the block a few times trying to find a parking space. The wind whipped through the New York City buildings and a light snow fell as my nerves started to get the best of me. Could I do this? What if we got caught? Was this really how I wanted to spend my […]
‘Tis the Season!
Do you hear what I hear? Do you hear roars of jubilation, celebrations, singing and cheering?! Do you hear the frustration, the heartbreak, the disappointment and the angry outbursts?! Have you heard it lately? Well if you have, you are not alone; ‘Tis the season for the fantasy football playoffs! The time of the year […]
The Underground; Twelve Years Later!
It had been a little more than a year since I had found my birth name and I was personally frustrated with myself at the progress I had made. Life changing events had consumed a lot of my free time, so my opportunities to continue my inquiry had been put on the back burner. I […]
2009 Blarney Stone Award
Last year, I decided that at the end of the awards season (The Golden Globes, The Oscars, The Grammy’s, etc.), I am going to give out a single award here at Irishman For Hire called the Blarney Stone Award. The Blarney Stone is a block of bluestone atop the Blarney Castle in Ireland and it […]
St. Patrick’s Day Revisited; Twelve Years Later!
It was an overcast and chilly morning. As Stephanie and I waited for the train in Norwalk, CT. on Saturday, March 16, 1996, I felt an unexplainable feeling in my gut. I had had the feeling the week prior when I made this trip with her mother. It was the feeling of trepidation; the uncertainty […]
The Blarney Stone Award
I have decided that every year at the end of the awards season (The Golden Globes, The Oscars, The Grammy’s, etc.), I am going to give out a single award here at Irishman For Hire called the Blarney Stone Award. The Blarney Stone is a block of bluestone atop the Blarney Castle in Ireland and […]