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Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!!

As you can see below, I've posted several pictures on the site. The ones with a Christmas tree in the background are recent (duh) and the ones where I have hair and look happy are from before I entered the novitiate (double duh).

As many of you know, I'm leaving for my LONG retreat tomorrow. Please pray for me and know that I will be praying for you. I mean that literally - I will say "I am praying for all those who are praying for me, but NOT for anyone who has failed to remember me in his/her prayers." So take the hint: I'm about to spend a MONTH talking to God and if you want me to put a good word in with the big guy, you'd better pray for me...or else.

Before I go (I need to clean my room and pack. GULP) I just want to say that I had a good visit home. I managed to tell my family that I....LOVED them (Yeah, I don't say it very often. I have a hard time sharing good feelings and emotions, but I figured that my parents should realize …
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This is my usual position at a feis - dejected and leaning against the wall!
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Anne Hall, Ryan Duns, John Cunniffe, and Matt Coleman.
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The night before my last feis. On the right is Matthew Coleman (GREAT fiddle player from Canada. If you run a feis, GET HIM!!) and the BEAUTIFUL Anne Hall (no words can describe her). Those children are homeless vagrants we found on the street, gave them a t-shirt, and made them pose for the picture.
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Three generations of musicians. That's Tom Hastings - my teacher - playing with the guys and me. Hooray!
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Mike and Brian English. These are the BEST two guys I know and the future of Irish music in Cleveland.