September 20

Change of topic – non-haiku.

I have been listening to some old cds as I scan in old  pictures.  Fun, but it does take a bit of time.  I found in my stash of cds one by Tom Russell, it is The Man From God Knows Where.  It is a series of songs about immigrants to the U.S., mostly Irish and Scandinavian.  It is worth a listen.

My great-great grand parents came from Ireland in 1854, running from the potato famine.  Another set of great, … grand parents came from England in the late 1700s.

I know this makes me a WASP – if anyone still uses that term.  However, we (or most of our families were immigrants at some point.  Remember this and show kindness to this eras immigrants.

(A link to the album – https://www.amazon.com/Man-God-Knows-Where/dp/B00000I73E)

trussell

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June 17 – Father’s Day

Father’s or Fathers’ Day
I’m not a father, so does it matter?
Let’s move on now.

Just kidding folks.  It is a great day to celebrate all of the fathers in our lives.

Miss you Dad – Charles Richard Hudgins.  I remember you quiet ways and a red heart box filled with M&M you gave me for Valentines day when I was 6.

Miss you Tom! – Tom Hollearin.  Tom took on the heavy load of raising 3 kids, 2 months after marrying my mom when she died.  Thank you! Thank you!

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Charles R. Hudgins with Lauri Glynn Hudgins Hazen
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Tom Hollearin

April 9

Swords flashed in the sun,

Years of training on display ,

Congratulations!

Today two of my friends became First degree black belts (Sho Dan) in Aiki Kenjitsu.

April 3

94 years
94,000 tears
54 years gone
54 candles lost

My dad would have been 94 years old today.  He is still in my heart and in my dreams.  He is loved where ever he may be.

Charles R. Hudgins (1924-1964)

March 16

Day before St. Pat’s,
Everyone, Irish or not
Lifts a drink to green.

 

Not my best, but here a toast to all of you!

May your glass be ever full.
May the roof over your head be always strong.
And may you be in heaven half an hour before the
devil knows you’re dead.

Author unknown.

Irish spinner woman
From: https://pixabay.com/en/spinner-irish-spinner-woman-craft-559751/