Tuesday, March 15, 2011

A Bit of ...

My tree goes way back.
To the clans and the tribes of old.
Tales have been told.
Redone over the years.
All I know is that I am
a bit of Irish and Scot
with English thrown in.
Will I ever get to those lands,
I don't think so.
So, instead I will cheer
to the old and the new.
Wishing all a good year.
A good life.
And, many more to come.
~ JC ~

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clairz said...

That is my background too, JC, and I wonder if I'll ever get over to those lands for a visit. Flying has turned into such an unpleasant experience--it's too bad I couldn't just get over to Ireland by train, lol!

gautami tripathy said...

Wonderful magpie! You did full justice to the picture!

coloured perspective

120 Socks said...

You should believe you will and then who knows!

Tumblewords: said...

Ah, a sweet such yearning and fine tribute!

Helen said...

Why thank you for the generous wish! I am Irish and English with a bit of German thrown in for good measure!

HubbleSpacePaws said...

Thank you for the good wishes... we wish them for you, too!

Forever Foster said...

We wish all that for you, too :)
I have some of that in my background, too.

Lucy Westenra said...

I reciprocate your good wishes.

Anonymous said...

Good wishes back to you...and don't give up hope of getting to those places someday. Vb

Martin H. said...

Nice post. Never say 'never'.

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Tess Kincaid said...

Irish blessings to you!

Jingle said...

awesome perspective.

~T~ said...

I want to go, too. Maybe someday!

There comes a time in your life when you walk away from all of the drama and the people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right and pray for those who don’t. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is part of life, getting back up is living.

~ Jose N. Harris

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