Thursday, August 8, 2013

SOUNDING OFF

It never ceases to amaze me: Our legal system, including the police and the courts, can't deal with handling those who commit serious crimes like murder, rape, dealing drugs, molesting children etc. But if you get caught committing a traffic violation while driving a car, are caught littering or  jay walking or violate a residential zoning provision - they will be all over you, showing no mercy. Just where are our priorities?

Monday, January 21, 2013

Sunday, December 30, 2012

FAMILY STORIES & FOLKLORE

Share stories about the family lines. Stories passed down from old folks about times gone by are not only interesting but can be helpful when you are researching your family history. My mother often told stories from the days of the Civil War  that had been passed down to her when she was a young girl. Some of it didn't make sense to me at the time but it was helpful when I tried to make connections in the Gooch family many years later.
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A recently published book of interest to Callahan's ...

Cellachan



This is the story of Cellachan of Cashel, an actual 10th century Irish King of Munster and the first O'Callaghan. He fought many bloody and brutal battles to free his people from the grip of Viking oppression. Cellachan's great victories and achievements have lain silent and forgotten in history, but have now been brought to life in the pages of this one-of-a-kind book. Like all heroes of this world, he deserves to be remembered.

http://www.feedaread.com/books/Cellachan-9781784070182.aspx

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