Monthly Archives: January 2008

My Work Here Is Done!

In this day and age, it is a difficult task to be a good father to your children. There are so many distractions that pull your kids in every direction and the more distracted they get, the lessons we try … Continue reading

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Reality Check

Last night, I had just put my daughter, Chloe, to bed when I realized that my wife, Stephanie, was still downstairs getting our son, Joshua, ready for bedtime. I was about to go downstairs when I remembered that Joshua had … Continue reading

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Fee Madness!

The current business climate of charging a fee for every single transaction I have made has started to get a little irritating. Every time I have used a foreign ATM, I have paid a fee. If I don’t carry a minimum monthly … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy Gene

Last year, my daughter, Chloe, was playing next to the basketball court where her five-year old brother’s team was playing a game. She saw one of Joshua’s friends approaching her as he chased the ball as it rolled out of … Continue reading

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I was driving home late a few weeks ago after a very long day, so I decided to put in my U2 “Live at Red Rocks” CD so that I could sing along with it in order to help me … Continue reading

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“Honey, where did we put the snow scrapers?” I yelled up the stairs as I was rummaging through our garage trying to find them. “I don’t know. I think mine is in my car still.” “You think it is in … Continue reading

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Ice Clubs

It was a hot day and I was glad that I had decided to go out to the beach, soak up the sun and do some “sightseeing.” I felt bad about ditching the guys for a day at the beach … Continue reading

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Cead mile failte romhat! — means “A hundred thousand welcomes!”

Welcome to the Irishman for Hire. In the days, weeks and months to come, these pages will be filled with the stories of life that will be shared for your enjoyment. There will be no rhyme or reason for any … Continue reading

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