They say ignorance is bliss. Well, this photograph and words of wisdom that accompany it are evidence of that. When growing up I had no idea I lived in poverty. I got fed and played with my friends. There was little desire for things for all that want and desire came at a much later … Continue reading How Children Excel Adults In Happiness
From the time of the young Prophet David to the Northern Irish troubles a sling shot was quite a dangerous and effective weapon. In my youth I owned a black widow I bought off the street for 20 quid. You knew it was dangerous when the guy selling it to you says, "If you're found … Continue reading The Black Widow And The Irish Troubles
This morning I arose a little later than usual at 8am. I had some things to do such as go into town and lodge money in the bank. It is about 7 mile cycle from my house one way. Upon arrival I lock up my bike. The bank doesn't open until ten and Mass is … Continue reading No Flys On Me
The ruble is doing better than ever and Russia's economy beginning to pick up. Why is America's sanctioning of Russia not working? Instead, it's hurting their own economy. The reason it's not working is that Russia is a different culture from America. They do not care for the same luxuries and conveniences that Americans do. … Continue reading Why Is Americas Sanctioning Of Russia Not Working?
The new monkey Virus they say was discovered in 1956 in a monkey and then in the 70s of West Africa in humans. A doctor explained that although not officially jotted down as a sexually transmitted disease it is primarily spread through men having sex with men. It is now making its way to Europe … Continue reading Monkey Virus
I'm a big believer that balance in life is important. I don't like extremes because they take a person off the path of a well-balanced mind that thinks clearly. There are extremes in everything such as politics, work and hobbies. When we take things too far we risk hurting ourselves and those around us. I'm … Continue reading The Problem With Strict Fathers
I Buy everything Second hand. Even if I were a multi millionaire I would never buy something like a car brand new. I'll always buy Second hand. The other day I bought a bycycle for my wife that was in such good condition it was shop quality. In fact the shop the she bought it … Continue reading Things I don’t Buy Second Hand
Every evening we pray the Rosary which is sometimes followed by a reading of the Bible if time permits. I always make my sons open it either at random or anywhere of their choosing. My eldest son likes to open directly to the Book of Proverbs, Ecclesiasticus, Wisdom or the letters of Paul. He enjoys … Continue reading My 11-Year-Old Son Is Addicted To The Book Of Proverbs
I've been looking at these cargo bikes and you know, even the ones without the electric motor are priced very high at €3000 euro. The Electric ones are €7000. I'm looking at it and thinking, "Oh come on! It's just a long bike welded together with a box in the middle. It's a kids wheel … Continue reading Are Cargo Bikes Really Worth It?
I love the Polish and have had many good friends over the years who are Polish. This is not a stab against them, their nation or their culture. I could easily write about the pros and cons of hiring the Irish or Italians, but we must be honest and admit every culture has its ups … Continue reading The Pros And Cons Of Hiring Polish