This little story was written by my father, Michael P. Moriarty - 1900 - 1972. He spent his days working with his hands. He spent his off time spinning tales from and about his native Ireland. How and why the Irish got the brogue Brogue: The pronunciation or accent peculiar to a dialect, especially that of English, as spoken by the Irish The Gaelic (Irish) word brog means boot or
I'm not really wild about corned beef, unless it's exceptionally lean. My mother was not the best cook. With ten mouths (8 kids) to feed, she had to cook and shop frugally. She boiled everything. EVERYTHING. So, I've tried her boiled corned beef and cabbage and I didn’t care for it. Since then I've searched for more creative approaches. Of course, start with the leanest cut you can
It can be a challenge to come up with ideas for Valentine's Day for grownups. It has to take some effort and thought, or don't do it! Dialing an 800-number and charging for a delivery is just way too easy! It is with this gentle prod that I went searching for some fun, easy-to-do gift ideas for grownups to make for other grownups. Valentine's Light Decorations These are so cute!
My in-laws were sure special. Through all of life's storms, they were solid. Solid in their faith. Unwavering. Solid in their marriage. Something like 65 years. Solid in their lifestyle of always seeking to bless others, in small ways and big. Their passing was hard, but how they have enriched my heart. Grandma sewed. I mean, she was a serious sew-er. She regularly made
I like banners and I love my Christmas mitten banner! This is another attainable craft for the un-crafty. Here's how to do this sweet craft. Get your kids involved in the prep and execution. First, I bought some felt. I chose the Christmas colors of white, red and green and got a couple sheets of each. I traced a mitten pattern on paper, then marked the felt sheets with the