Muckers Lotto Win

The things we do to amuse ourselves… the things I do to amuse myself. I’m guilty of setting up people (mainly my family and close friends) for a great laugh..at their expense. Don’t feel bad for them, they’ve gotten me back each […]

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Thunder and Lightening…

The thunder came suddenly. I wasn’t expecting it, despite my father warning me to stay close to home, in case the weather ‘might break’. I didn’t understand fully, all I wanted to do was run off and play with Movita, a neighbourhood […]

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Brother Oh Brother

I was always close to my older brother, Action Jackson, until the day he sat me down and told me I was dumped. As a child, I wasn’t what you would call a girly girl, I mainly blame my father for this. […]

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Mucker…we all should have one!!

We have an aunt, we have many , but this one in particular is, well, I don’t actually have words for her. She is my dad’s sister. She is THAT aunt, you know the one, holds you too tight while hugging you, […]

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My Irish, far too Irish Father

My dad~ Willie. My dad can be the most crankiest man you have ever met. My dad can be the funniest man you have ever met. My dad was a stay at home dad, when we (7 of us) were children. In […]

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The Waltons~ we were NOT!

My dad, is a funny man. A man I admire. He has been through a lot and still makes us laugh even though he doesn’t mean to! He was a dad you wouldn’t push too far, he had a temper but the […]

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My Irish childhood ~ raised by Willie-ism’s !!!!

Our Summers seemed to last forever. I remember the neighbourhood kids calling to our front door not for any of us, oh no, for my father who would throw buckets of water from the bedroom window and tell them to “Feck off […]

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Ireland back in the day!

Childhood…more specifically MY childhood. Born into a family of (what would become by 1990) 9, I was the third youngest or the fifth eldest, depending on your point of view, or how much trouble I was in. My childhood, was, I suppose, […]

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My Little Brother!!!~a funny tale!

I have a brother, in fact I have three. My younger brother A, has a way about him that reminds me so much of our J. I believe if ADHD was more commonly diagnosed back when we were kids, A would have […]

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