?

Log in

entries friends calendar profile Previous Previous
domiobrien
Coinín,Coinín!
9 comments or Leave a comment
Ancestors. Pierre Hubert Landry-Emelie Helier Dite Dragon. Julien Landry-Alphonsine Baron. Frank Nelson Bourdeau-Sally Aline Jardow. Nelson Narcisse Bordeau-Agusta Marie Landry.Gideon Lacosse-Azelie/Oxalie Roland. Alfred Savard-Apolina Lacosse. Elmer/Homer/Bourdeau-Clarisse Savard. Marie Anita Cecelia Bourdeau. John Harvey-Mary Deady. John Michael O'Brien-Elizabeth (Eibhlisebhe) Mary (Marie, Maire)Harvey. John Harvey Patrick O'Brien.
Tags: samhain; halloween
14 comments or Leave a comment
Avens (practically_fame) turned 29 on Oct 10. Ragnar turns 41 today. Hard to believe how the years go by.
15 comments or Leave a comment
I have found a place to live. It's an in-law apartment in Goffstown, small and efficient and affordable. I won't have covered parking, so I will have to scrape my car. I won't have room to have dinner parties, Irish teas and gatherings; I need to find a venue where I can hold Irish classes and Grove. I am tossing out, selling, consigning possessions that I have been hauling around for, in some cases, 40 years or so. There is a level on which this is frightening-- what if I need that? What if I miss that? But it also feels like weight is being lifted. The landline phone number I've had for 20 years is going away. My entire lifestyle is going to change. I will no longer be an activity hub.
25 comments or Leave a comment
My difficult, troubled ex-mother-in-law just died. I had not spoken to her in years; she refused to see my children because they were "like me"; the last time we had seen her was when HER ex-mother-in-law died. A few years ago my children went to their Aunt Kristin's home for Christmas Eve with her family, Aunt Debbie, Arne, and other kinfolks-- and Connie went and hid in an upstairs bedroom rather than ever say hello to my children. It's unfortunate-- they are nice young adults, accomplished and productive and bright and funny. And she chose to deprive herself of half of her grandchildren. May she rest in peace.
12 comments or Leave a comment
Very few of us are left from those days...

Current Mood: thoughtful thoughtful

12 comments or Leave a comment
My thoughts are with those being hit with wild storms and flooding, especially Lila (Momwolf) in Wimberley, Texas and Artemis Moonwolf in Oklahoma, and my sister Shalisha in Miami, Texas. Wimberley has lost more than 300 homes; many people are missing or dead. On a day dedicated to those who gave their lives in war, the death toll continues to rise, from war and revolution and other evidences of man's inhumanity to man, and from forces beyond our control we have messed with unwisely.
2 comments or Leave a comment
Originally posted by domiobrien at Happy Mother's Day
My grandmother (father's mother), Eibhlisebhe (Elizabeth) Harvey.


My mother, Anita.


My father, Jack, my sister Eibhlisebhe, myself and my mother, Anita.


Myself and daughterling, 2011.
3 comments or Leave a comment
to RootinTootinCoutin! 66 years old today.
3 comments or Leave a comment
I need to reduce expenses, get rid of excess possessions, I have albums I haven't played in years, books I neither read nor reference, "stuff" I don't need. Some of it the boys may use-- we talked about that last night-- but mostly I just need to sell, give away, throw away)and probably move by the end of the year to a smaller, cheaper place. Then I can afford to travel a bit-- visit folks I haven't seen in a while around the country, and maybe finally do the Ireland thing. I am weighed down by stuff. Marsha got rid of almost everything and moved to Mexico. Sandra got rid of almost everything and moved to NC. I like NH, but I really don't need to have all this stuff and pay more than half of my income for housing. Time to make changes.
18 comments or Leave a comment