Instagrams – Spring

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In Ireland, Earrach (sounds like arragh) is the word for Spring which begins on the

1st Day of February!

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Finney knows it’s time to think of the garden he’ll be having!

February 1, 2016

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Our Finney says…

“In not too long, there’ll be a day,

To put me warm jumper away!”

February 1, 2017

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February 3, 2016

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This time of the Feast of St. Brigid (February 1st) brings us to joyful anticipation of warmer weather!  Known also as “Mary of the Gaels,”  our Brigid is always ready to pray for us and with us!

February 3, 2017

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February 4, 2016

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February 5, 2016

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February 6, 2016

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“The icy snow will soon be gone,”

Says I, Finney the Leprechaun!

February 6, 2017

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Our Finney says…

“When snow be gone and warmth be here,

Fine flowers grow!  You’ll hear me cheer!”

February 7, 2017

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February 8, 2016

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Happy Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes!

Our Lady is Mother to each of us…always offering her love and care…thank you,God, and

thank you, Dear Blessed Mother

February 11, 2017

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Enjoyin’ the sun!

February 12, 2016

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In morns and eves with bright white snow,

We’re grateful for the Peace we know.

Thank you, God!

February 12, 2017

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Oh, yes!  Sun feels good!

February 13, 2016

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Finney says Happy St. Valentine’s Day!

St. Valentine, please pray for each of us!

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February 14, 2016

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Thoughts of love…St. Valentine’s Day…

Sometimes bring hearts and flow’rs our way!

February 14, 2017

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…won’t be long!

February 16, 2016

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February 17, 2016

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The winter’s snows will melt away,

And bring us Spring’s things any day!

February 18, 2017

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February 19, 2016

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February 21, 2016

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Our Finney loves his Christmas tree!

All times of year, its lights you’ll see!

February 20, 2017

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Lookin’ for birds up in the sky,

Sometimes you see them so, so high!

February 22, 2017

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“When you don’t have an umbrella in the rain, a leaf will help”

says Finney the Leprechaun!

February 24, 2016

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“Yup!  A leaf can help if you don’t have an umbrella for the rain!”

says Finney’s Mum!

February 24, 2016

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I love to see Cardinal birds, too…

Such fun to watch them when I do!

February 24, 2017

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‘Tis a busy day!

February 25, 2016

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February 26, 2016

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The buds of Spring…the bright sun’s light…

Are such a welcome, wondrous sight!

February 28, 2017

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Green!

February 29, 2016

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There always skies that are blue,

Tho’ they may be hidden from view.

“Christ looks at us and His gaze upon us is one of salvation, of love, and compassion.”  (Pope Francis)

                               Sacred Heart of Jesus, please bless each of us, as Lent begins,                       on this Ash Wednesday of the year 2017

March 1, 2017

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Please share my Finney’s Irish fun,

Before St. Paddy’s Day is done…

With all who love all things Irish…

With anyone that you may wish!

March 1, 2016

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Please spread the grand news of today!

15 days ’til St. Paddy’s Day!

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Is where some Irish fun you’ll get!

March 2, 2016

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Grand rainbow colors…birds in flight…

Nice warmer weather’s gifts to sight!

March 2, 2017

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What fun it is that I can say,

‘Tis soon will be St. Paddy’s Day!

March 3, 2016

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A cozy day is what I say…

Just waitin’ for St. Paddy’s Day!

March 4, 2016

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From browns to greens we hope to see,

As springtime shows itself to be!

March 5, 2017

                                                   *Picture upper left – Great Island, Co. Cork                                                                                       Picture upper right – Inís Mor of the Aran Islands                                                                                  Picture lower right right – Black Fort on Inís Mor

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Finney says…

St. Paddy’s Day’s here ‘fore too long!

Me Mum & Dad will sing a song

Along with me on that grand day,

When all the world’s in Irish Way!

March 5, 2016

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Time with me Mum!

March 6, 2016

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‘Tis gettin’ gren-er every day…

Just love bein’ outside to play!

March 7, 2017

*Pictures upper left and right – Inís Mor of the Aran Islands

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We’re happier than we can say…

‘Cause soon ’twill be St. Paddy’s Day!

March 7, 2016

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No matter  if you’re in woe’s way,

Have Joy!  ‘Tis soon St. Paddy’s Day!

March 8, 2016

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Rest up!  Rest up! ‘Fore soon ’twill be

St. Paddy’s Day for you and me!

March 9, 2016

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When more and more of green does show,

We all see new buds sprout and grow!

March 10, 2017

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Just one week more ’til that grand day,

When we have fun in Irish Way!

March 10, 2016

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Oh, my!  This plant that is so green,

‘Tis grand for our St. Pat’s Day scene!

March 11, 2016

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Hooray!  We will have so much fun!

Before St. Paddy’s Day is done!

March 12, 2016

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Shamrocks are wakin’ up to say,

“Just 4 days ’til St. Patrick’s Day!”

March 12, 2017

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Ohhh, I just simply cannot wait,

‘Til it’s our St. Pat’s Irish date!

March 13, 2016

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When sprouts and blooms be comin’ strong,

Always the shamrocks come along!

March 13, 2017

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The story of Tipp Hill,  come read!

For a fun tale of Irish deed…

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You’ll, with this Irish tale, be set!  (Post 101)

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March 14, 2016

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Pinks, blues, and greens happen each day…

While we wait for St. Patrick’s Day!

March 14, 2017

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There’s only two more days to go!

‘Tis a great day…the Irish know!

March 15, 2016

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‘Tis now the eve of that grand day,

When all the world’s in Irish way!

March 16, 2017

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Tryin’ to look around today,

To make sure everything’s ok,

For St. Paddy’s Day fun for us all,

No matter if we’re short or tall!

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Could maybe just be your best bet!

March 16, 2016

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Happy St. Paddy’s Day to all!

From me, Finney, who be so small!

No matter what and come what may,

Let’s celebrate St. Paddy’s Day!

March 17, 2016

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The island of Éire was blessed to be

The place of Patrick’s destiny.

He loves his Irish folks and land,

This patron Saint of all Ireland!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17, 2017

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My Family’s gathered just to say,

A Happy, grand St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17, 2017

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Omygosh, I am all worn out!

Yesterday’s fun was grand, no doubt!

March 18, 2016

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St. Paddy’s Day festivity…

I say that I recovered be!

March 19, 2016

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Happy St. Joseph’s Day!

Dear st. Joseph, please pray for us and with us!

March 19, 2017

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And just to put ye minds at rest,

Me pot o’ gold’s one of the best!

March 20, 2016

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But Mum wants to keep dancin’ strong,

Tho’ sure it feels like way too long!

I need to jump into my bed,

And rest my very sleepy head!

March 20, 2017

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Fun beach time’s not so far away!

God bless us all’s what I do say!

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March 21, 2016

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                                                           Me Mum has dancin’ shoes always…                                                                                                                                    And                                                                                                                                 A special dress for special days!

March 21, 2017

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Our fine plant Friends are growin’ now!

And by God’s Hand we know ’tis how!

March 22, 2016

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Can you believe we had some snow?!

Sometimes snow comes in Spring, I know…

March 23, 2016

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Momma and Baby!  Fun to see!

Such fine, grand sights for you and me!

March 24, 2016

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From dawn to dusk…just every chance…

With her grand dress, me Mum does dance!

March 24, 2017

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What seems lifeless to me and you,

Can have new life when Spring comes, too!

March 25, 2016

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Must take an up-close look to see,

This drop of sap from a pine tree!

March 27, 2017

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Good Friday’s not an easy day,

And Father Bede teaches the way

St. Patrick taught so long ago…

So, all, of Jesus King, would know!

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March 25, 2016

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Good Friday’s come and we all know,

God’s Love for us does plainly show…

God bless each of us.

Good Friday, 2017 (April 14)

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Dear Jesus, be our Light Divine…

Your sacred cross stands strong…Your sign.

Good Friday, 2017 (April 14)

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All fine, grand things take time to grow.

I wonder much, but this I know!

March  26, 2016

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…by your holy cross, You have saved the world.

(Prayer from the Stations of the Cross)

Holy Saturday, 2017 (April 15)

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Hooray!  Yay!  Happy Easter Day!

Let’s celebrate and dance and play!

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March 27, 2016

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A happy, happy Easter all!

No matter whether tall or small!

March 27, 2016

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Happy Easter, 2017!  (April 16)

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‘Tis such a very rainy day!

Thank God for maple leaves, I say!

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March 28, 2016

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How fun to watch the greenlings grow,

As from the Earth, themselves, they show!

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March 29, 2016

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The winter sky has gone away…

Springtime is here…”Hooray!”…I say!

March 29, 2017

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‘Tis sure indeed a lovely morn…

What a fine, grand day to be born!

March 30, 2016

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Grand springtime buds, flow’rs, and new green,

Are some fine sights of springtime’s scene!

March 31, 2017

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God bless this beautiful Family!

April 1, 2017

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Precious time sure does fly!

April 1, 2017

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Ohhh!   Finney likes these fun, grand toys!

Must be the home of fine, grand boys!

April 1, 2016

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Seems like Finney is watchin’ me…

How could that be?  Finney is me!

This little boys’ home is such fun;

Lotsa playin’ ‘fore day is done!

April 2, 2016

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Buds, sprouts, and flowers come with Spring…

Lots of green this season can bring!

April 3, 2017

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Me buddy, Tom, he sat right here.

Tom Hanks and Finney…Friends, ’tis clear!

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April 3, 2016

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These little boys are here somewhere…

These grand sneakers someone does wear!

April 4, 2016

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My goodness!  What a soft surprise!

This lovely snow before our eyes!

April 5, 2016

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The snow has gone away so fast!

Why, ’tis already in the past!

April 6, 2016

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‘Tis grand to welcome each Spring day,

Hopin’ that warmth is here to stay!

April 6, 2017

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…and even if clouds hide sun’s shine,

I’m safe and cozy in this pine!

April 7, 2016

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I’ll tell you what I thankful-think…

My Friend, the Leaf, saved me a drink!

April 8, 2016

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Colors of the leaves and flowers,

Bring delight for many hours!

April 10, 2017

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A friendly bird is nice to find…

A bird can be quite fun and kind!

April 10, 2016

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Findin’ fun here sure won’t be hard…

‘Tis a fine tree, in a grand yard!

April 11, 2016

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The flowers that are white and bright,

Are lovely to find in your sight!

April 12, 2017

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These purple flow’rs are poppin’ out!

First here, then there, then all about!

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April 13, 2016

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This Cafe Lena’s quite a place!

I even see Bob Dylan’s face!

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April 15, 2016

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I, Finney, do say God bless you…

I send lots of love and prayers, too!

This prayer comes in a special way,

‘Cause, too, I say Happy Birthday!

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April 17, 2016

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‘Tis grand to have Eastertime brunch,

With such fine foods on which to munch!

April 19, 2017

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I have to say I’m lovin’ Spring,

And all the new life it does bring!

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April 19, 2015

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I see the flowers slowly show,

All colors of the grand rainbow!

April 20, 2017

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April 23, 2016

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The birds and flowers and sunshine,

Tell of Earth’s beauty…ohhh, so fine!

April 24, 2017

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He stuffs that orange in his face,

Before we even say our Grace!

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April 24, 2016

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April 26, 2016

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April 28, 2016

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The trees always have lots to say…

On St. Catherine’s and Arbor Day!

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April 29, 2016

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