Legion of Merit

   On my son’s  Induction Day  at the Coast Guard Academy, after a heartfelt good-bye,I walked directly to the chapel and I made all sorts of promises to God if He would just watch over my son. My husband worried… [more]

Twenty Years A-Growing

So many of the stories which come to us out of Ireland are, quite simply, sad. From Joyce’s “The Dead” to McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, we read of people who are, if not figuratively, then literally, impoverished. It is a lovely… [more]