Instagrams – Fall

 

J.M.J.

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In Ireland, Foghmhar (sounds like fowar) is the word for Fall which begins on the 1st Day of August!

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The flowers pink, and lovely trees,

Display their beauty with such ease!

August 1, 2016

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The sun brings shine most every day,

To things we see at work or play!

August 2, 2017

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A new Babe’s come from God above!!!

A brand new Gift of lotsa Love!

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August 4, 2016

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Red, yellow colors…orange bright…

Just like my hair…they’re quite a sight!

August 4, 2017

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To all Dominicans, I say,

Happy grand St. Dominic’s Day!

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April 8, 2016 

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All roses are lovely, you see…

And “some” are “travellin'” to Tralee!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

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August 9, 2016

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Some things I see are just so fine…

Could only come from Hands Divine!

August 9, 2017

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The cool sea breeze blows softly by,

As bright sun shine above me…high!

August 11, 2017

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The Roses…they come one by one…

Come to Tralee for fine, grand fun!

God bless you Roses!

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August 12, 2016

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Each Rose is lovely as can be…

‘Tis true-ly so, says I, Finney!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 13, 2016

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To show they’re Irish…proud to be…

They’re lovely Roses in Tralee!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

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August 13, 2016

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The beauty of each Rose is clear…

And choosing Tralee’s Rose is near!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 14, 2016

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Such lovely flowers bloom with ease!

This and much more, our Finney sees!

August 14, 2017

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Of all Roses, ’tis only one,

Blessed to be Mother of God’s Son.

The Queen of Ireland, Golden Rose,

To each of us, her Love she shows!

On this great Feast of  your Assumption into Heaven, Golden Rose, Queen of Ireland, please pray for and with each of us to your Son, Jesus Christ, King of Kings!

God bless you Irish Roses!

August 15, 2016

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She’s Ireland’s Queen…the Golden Rose…

Her visit to Knock simply shows

How much she gives her care and Love,

By visitin’ us from Above!

Happy Feast Day to our Queen!

August 15, 2016

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In County Kerry’s where they be…

The lovely Roses in Tralee!

God bless you Roses!

August 16, 2016

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Mum says, “Oh, Finney!  Where are you?”

I say, “Come see the Roses, too!”

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 16, 2016

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Flowers of lovely colors grow,

‘Tis all part of summer’s grand show!

August 17, 2017

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Me Da wonders what he’s hearin’…

‘Tis for each Rose our Finney’s cheerin’!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 18, 2016

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How can one doubt in God Divine

When roses grow like this…so fine!

August 18, 2017

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Then, come to join us was Pronshi !!!

A cousin, he is, to Finney!

We’re lovin’ watchin’ the Roses,

No grander sight, Finn supposes!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 19, 2016

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Roses!  Everyone wants to see!

And when he saw us, came Daithi!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 20, 2016

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Then Uncle Obie had to see

Just what all this Rose Show stuff be!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 21, 2016

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A lovely visit from our Queen…

She graced our fine, grand Isle of green!

She came to Knock in our Mayo,

To bring us her Heav’nly hello!

Happy Feast Day, our Lady of Knock…

Golden Rose, Queen of Ireland!

August 21, 2016

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So beautiful…the flow’rs and sky…

How quickly summer days go by!

August 21, 2017

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Our Padraig Seumas then came, too,

To what was a grand Rose show view!

Finney’s Family comes one by one,

To be a part of Tralee fun!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 22, 2016

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Dugie Tadhg won’t be left out!

He, too, just wants to cheer and shout!

The whole grand Clan can’t wait to see,

Who the Rose of Tralee will be!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 22, 2016

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‘Tis Jennifer’s our newest Rose,

Who comes from Offaly and knows

She is so blessed that she should be

The ’17 Rose of Tralee!

August 22, 2017

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The Roses make a splendid sight,

For today’s special Tralee night!

God bless you Roses!

@roseoftraleefestival

August 23, 2016

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August 23, 2016

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The blue of Heaven’s grand to find;

God’s lovely gift to eyes and mind!

August 23, 2017

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Happy Birthday to a truly wonderful woman who was just yesterday…my Baby!

August 23, 2017

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Rayyy, Maggie!  We’re cheerin’ for you,

And for each of the Roses, too!

You all are so lovely to see,

But just one is Rose of Tralee!

God bless you, Maggie Rose McEldowney from Chicago!  God bless each of you Roses!      God bless you John Slowey from Enniskillen in Co. Fermanagh, and each of you Escorts!

August 24, 2016

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The wind that blows…we cannot “see,”

But it can bend a mighty tree!

August 24, 2017

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The roses bud…are bloomin’ still,

Just like the Irish Roses will!

Next year they’ll come, back to Tralee,

And we will watch, so we can see!

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August 27, 2016

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Indoors or out…beauty to see…

When flowers bloom for you and me!

August 27, 2017

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The mornin’s glory…blue and bright,

Brings mornin’ glories to plain sight!

August 29, 2016

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“Fine mornin’ glories?” says Finney…

“Grand sight they are to see!” says he!

August 29, 2016

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Cascades of flowers tumblin’ down…

Grand sight to see in my hometown!

August 29, 2017

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“Hmmm…,” said Finney, ” ’bout this flower,

We sure share some Orange Power!

My hair sure looks a bit this way.

Great color is what I do say!”

September 1, 2016

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Pinks and whites of garden flowers,

Soothe the soul for many hours!

September 1, 2017

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Me mum, she feels the way I do…

Some flow’rs and hair look orange, too!

She likes her color hair so much…

For flow’rs she thinks ’tis a nice touch!

September 3, 2016

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Sunflowers are a burst of “bright,”

When changin’ leaves come into sight

To let us know that Fall is near,

With Autumn nights so cool & clear!

September 4, 2017

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The bees are busy, I can see!

Guess that’s how they’re supposed to …”bee!”

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September 6, 2016

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This flower’s leaves…so delicate…

Make leaf and flow’r a lovely set!

September 6, 2017

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Seein’ the bees…’tis such grand fun!

Fine workers they “bee”…yes, each one!

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September 8, 2016

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Happy Birthday, Mother Mary!

September 8, 2016

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Happy Birthday to our Mother and Queen!

September 8, 2017

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God bless America I say,

With special feelin’ on this day…

A heartfelt thank you to all who

Safeguard freedom for me and you!

September 11, 2016

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The Rose o’ Sharon’s grand display,

Adds fine-ly to the garden’s way!

September 11, 2017

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Today is the Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary!

Dear Mother, please pray for and with each of us!

September 12, 2017

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Watch where you sit…watch where you “bee”…

You might get stung “somewhere,” you see!

September 15, 2016

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I’m always glad when I can see

Such pretty flowers so close-ly!

September 15, 2017

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Heard somethin’ once ’bout a bee’s “knees”…

Just not so plain to what one sees!

September 17, 2016

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When buds unfold…’tis grand to see

The way God has creation “be!”

September 18, 2017

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Though hidin’ in the leaves I be…

‘Tis with great ease Chippie sees me!

September 20, 2017

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Roses of Sharon…bud and flow’r,

Give forth beauty and gently pow’r!

September 19, 2016

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Superb’s the word I use today,

For this grand, lovely flower’s way!

September 21, 2016

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From buds to blooms, I love them all…

The summer flowers…big or small!

September 23, 2016

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From green to pink of rosey glow,

These flowers give a queen-ly show!

September 23, 2017

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All sorts of buds are works of art…

They’re gifts straight from God’s loving Heart!

September 25, 2017

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Such lovely things are in plain sight…

Tho’ must look close for this delight!

September 26, 2016

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Summer’s beauty…’tis yet so strong…

But Fall is comin’…won’t be long!

September 27, 2016

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Since I am small, I sometimes see,

So much more than is thought to be!

September 27, 2017

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Fall’s colors are a sight to see…

Some colors like…the hair of Me!

September 29, 2017

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Such beauty brought as bright sunlight

Shines on many a lovely sight!

September 30, 2016

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The whites and pinks I love to see!

They always are just so pretty!

October 1, 2016

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The things you see when close you look,

May be finer than a grand book!

October 2, 2016

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Pink flow’rs and buds so gently say

Nature’s kind thoughts on any day!

October 2, 2017

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Amazin’, though, flower’s to see…

When raindrops show, ’tis grand-er be!

October 3, 2017

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The colors of God’s grand rainbow,

He gives to us, His Love, to show!

October 4, 2016

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Beautiful things…so nice to see…

Heavenly gifts for you and me!

October 6, 2017

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The pinks and yellows nature shows,

Are special parts of God’s rainbows!

October 7, 2016

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Our Lady of the Rosary, please pray for each of us.

*Stained glass portions created by Cathy Clarke

Image of Our Blessed Mother is “Our Lady of Pompeii”…depicts St. Dominic with St. Catherine of Siena receiving the Rosary from Our Lady, Queen of Heaven and Earth, and Baby Jesus, our Lord and Savior…the King of Kings!

October 7, 2016

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Happy Feast Day to Our Lady,

Queen of the Most Holy Rosary…

The Golden Rose, Queen of Ireland!

October 7, 2017

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Sights from the Summer and the Fall,

I, Finney…just love them all!

October 9, 2016

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I guess ’tis not so hard to see,

Why we say, “Busy as a bee!”

October 9, 2017

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Buds keep comin’…so beautiful…

Flowers in Fall…so wonder-full!

October 10, 2017

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Buddin’ to bloomin’…’tis so fine…

Easy to see God’s Hand Divine!

October 11, 2016

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Grand summer flowers still are here!

The Dragon Fly knows this is clear!

October 14, 2016

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The spicers’ webs…they catch the des…

‘Tis better that, than me or you!

October 16, 2016

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Nature’s workin’ for its reason,

And right now ’tis change of season!

October 18, 2016

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These lovely leaves are fun to see!

Their gentle colors…grand, they be!

October 20, 2016

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Oh, my…the colors I just love!

My heartfelt thanks to God above!

October 21, 2016

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Our Finney loves, to Cobh, to go!

“Tis where his Family’s from, you know!

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Finney goes to Cobh…brings his gold!

‘Tis been the way since days of old!

(Picture taken in the area of Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland)

October 24, 2016

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Our Finney loves to run and play,

On Inis Mór, most any day!

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Yes, Finney loves it by the sea.

The sea breeze makes him feel so free!

(Pictures of Inis Mór of the Aran Islands and the North Channel off the northeast coast of Ireland)

October 25, 2016

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The harvest moon and campfires bright…

How wonderful these sights of night!

October 27, 2016

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Oh, my goodness, ’tis snow outside!

But our grand shamrock does not hide!

October 30. 2016

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‘Tis Halloween!!!  I’ve hid my gold!

Just like I’ve done from days of old!

October 31, 2016

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