family

Rumor up here in Longford has it that down in Cork, /Kate’s water has broken, and my husband has rushed to her assistance.

All right. The deed is done; now I will talk about it some. A while ago I talked about living in and fitting into Ireland, and the attendant difficulties therein. We’ve been trying to come up with solutions, and have made at least one decision that we think is going to help quite a bit: […]

Thank you all for birthday wishes! It was a very nice birthday. Ted got me a couple books and a DVD I wanted, and put them in a very silly bag that sings a birthday song. My sister called me from the fairy tale palace she’s studying at in France, and my dad made me […]

Lucy’s much perkier today, and is scent-glanding things and popping her claws on the cat tree, and consequently I’m much happier. Zilli is *extremely* sullen over Lucy getting gooshyfood and him not. Actually, he’s sullen in general. He thinks we’re paying too much attention to Lucy. I told him we’d paid lots of attention to […]

As I went up to Dunamore along the river way I heard the blackbirds fluting low Among the osiers gray. And they were tuning for themselves In sweetly stumbling rhyme Half-minded chords learned long ago From harps of olden time. –F.J.J. Malone