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The strength of the people will overcome the weakness of a leadership. ~Jack Downing~

The Visionary

     I have heard a lot of talk lately from people who are very much attuned to the spirituality of man and to most things of a biblical nature, about the “Rapture” and the “End of Days” and how … Continue reading

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IRISH BLESSING #11

     Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to you all. May the saints keep a’smilin’ upon you, on this blessed day and for always. Jake.  Irish Blessing #11 May your hearth be always warm may your beer be always cold and … Continue reading

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An Irish Mother

     With Saint Patrick’s Day soon upon us, I would be remiss if I failed to mention, with honor, the one person who is the very essence of every Irishman…   An Irish Mother As sure as St. Patrick … Continue reading

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Winter In New England

     In case you haven’t heard, we are having one heck of a winter here in New England and that’s just in the past two weeks, give or take a day or two. Foot upon foot of the white … Continue reading

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A Non-partisan Political Thought

     Okay, no poetry today, just a thought that I was “pondering” as I awoke this morning. Yes, it is political in nature, but without any partisan intent, as it is fitting(in my opinion) for all elected and/or appointed … Continue reading

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The Money Tree

    The following is a mixture of fantasy, folly, humor and humility, wrapped up in a moral.      What if,,, money did grow on trees?     Enjoy, Jake. The Money Tree I’ve wondered how different my life would … Continue reading

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Same Old, Same Old

          Now that we have passed into the new year, and the resolutions that we make are now front and center. Such as: “I’m going to be a better person this year”… “I’m going to lose weight, this year” … Continue reading

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