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Friday, December 30, 2011

Our Ter


Our Terry looking as beautiful as ever. She should be on the cover of Vogue. If I am not mistake this is a Barbour bedale coat, so welcome to the world of country living. All you need now is a pair of Hunter boots and they might let you in to the palace for a spot of horse show attendance.
Beautiful shot.

Ireland v Germany 1936


Old Crumlin


Thursday, December 29, 2011

Christmas dinner photos

I sent an email about Christmas dinner photos.

Send them to me Please !

Tuesday, December 27, 2011


1986 25 Years, December 27

Audrey's Birthday Today


Happy Birthday Audrey... !!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Riding Lesson In Indio California.


These were some of the happiest days doing what I really loved to do. The instructor here was a young californian rider who was super good. I didn't realize how much she had taught me until I got back up to Seattle and started riding with my friends who told me how much progress I had made while I was with Melissa.
The horse is a thouroughbred off the racetrack. Her name was Penelope and she had a weak back so I couldn't sit as I could with other horses. I rode her in a show and she did very well. I was pretty much still a novice rider but I did well.
She was a difficult horse for me to ride in the beginning.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The Backyard


JP, Dad, Gerry McInerney and I think Linda with of course the Phyllis one getting in the picture. Must have been around 1960 or so. Gerry McInerney was a friend of mine who got me the job in Jervis Street Hospital and I think I was still working there when this photo was taken.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Dudley's Birthday Hamburger.avi


Dudley's special treat for his birthday.

Happy Birthday To Our Duds


If you want a friend, get a dog ! Harry Truman

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Eileen And Aline


Two beautiful girls. Aline is Eileen's stepsister.

Jackson.Street Roseburg Oregon



I posted this a couple of years ago before I knew how to post the video. For those who haven't seen it. This is the main street on the way home in Roseburg Oregon. I nice little town.

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Thanksgiving 2011.




Looks like a lot of fun was had by all. Thank you to Faith and her family for having my family with you. Pictures of Abbie, Max, Nick, Oona, Sean and Jamie.

Food

Collard green with tomatoes, onion, and italian seasoning + fat free refried beans + sliced avocado, and whole wheat tortilla = Phil's yummy vegetarian burrito

Macca At 64 And Looking It..............


Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm sixty four.
Seems like yesterday that this was unthinkable.

A Question For The Girls


The question is about our Paul.
Every girlfriend that I have ever brought home has fallen in love with our Paul. Eva, 30 years later still talks about Paulo is if he was her long lost love. Cathy from France absolutely adored Paul. She was swept off her feet. Cathy from Wexford is still in love with Paul. The man is a babe magnet ! You put Paul into a room of wonderful girls and they sit and chat with him as if they had know him all their lives and are ready to divulge their most secret of secrets. We just sit and watch in amazement. I just couln't get over Eva.... she just adored him and still does.
When Woody Allen was asked what he would like to come back as he said " Warren Beatty's fingertips". How would he feel about Paul?
The question to all you girls is .......... how does he do it. He is quiet and unassuming........ what is his secret ? Teach us !

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy "Early" Birthday To Our Sean.


This photo was taken at Joanne and Colin's house this past September. I think it's a great picture of Sean and also of Oona and Leo. Happy Birthday Sean, 11/26/11

Be Thankful For Small Mercies



They need to take some lessons from the english police. David Cameron wanted to bring the american police to Europe to teach the English police crowd control. I don't think so.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

22nd Of November 1963


Now the years are rolling by me
They are rocking evenly
I am older than I once was
But younger than I'll be
That's not unusual

Friday, November 18, 2011

Great Photo Of Our Paul





On the way to Ireland from Calais for the trip.

Paul in an unusual pose. This is a great photo of Paul, and his beloved VW

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Mam And Dads Anniversary Today


This shot was taken in 1950 on the way home from a dinner and dance at the Metropole Ballroom . Granny Walsh was baby sitting us for the evening. They would have been married about four years at this time.

Mam And Her Girls



This is a gorgeous photo. Mam looks really beautiful. I don't think this has even been posted but here it is now. Just a great shot.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Monday, November 14, 2011

Last Visit To Philadelphia



I found these two photos from the last reunion in Philly. I like them both. Pat looks stunning and Colin looks so much better with his beard.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Carolyn Playing Scott Joplin



This is Brendan's very talented daughter Carolyn. She's been in Switzerland and hadn't played the piano for a year but she made short work of this piece.

Remembering Smokin' Joe




Philadelphia's own Smokin' Joe. Lived here in Philly and was regular personality around town. Graham met him when he was here. He is lying in State at the stadium in Philadelphia for the next two days. Great Boxer.
Good post Colin.
Addendum:
Smokin' Joe as they called him was one of the bravest and most tenacious boxers in recent memory. He had the stamina to go so many rounds with Ali and he never gave up. He was a fighter in every sense of the word.
If you want to watch and rewatch these great fights I recommend this DVD. I watch it regularly and as a matter of fact I think I will watch the Frasier/Ali fight tonight. Great sportsmen and great boxers; both of them.
There are three great fights on this DVD.