When Irish eyes are smiling, Sure it's like a morning spring. In the lilt of Irish laughter You can hear the angels sing. When Irish hearts are happy, All the world seems bright and gay. And when Irish eyes are smiling, They'll steal your heart away! [Traditional Irish Folk Song]

CITATION Irish Blessings

Lilacs And Dog Breath

Fur askew after a night ensconced on the floor of someones room, I get a furry head and doggy breath from Irish. This warms me as much as the coffee I’m drinking, as she nestles her head into my lap for her morning scratch. Out the door we go for her morning constitutional, I with […]


Irish and her Undies

The girls when they got home yesterday from school were greeted by Irish in her usual exuberant fashion, but with one addition;  she was sportin’ a pair of beige underwear. The girls are old enough to know about the whole reproductive cycle, so THANK GOD I didn’t have to have THAT discussion with them.  We all […]