Maireann croí éadrom a bhfad

         Which is Gaelic for "A light heart lives a long time"

Whilst Volvo+4 is no more, the wee Ryans counted themselves ever blessed to be in such surroundings in such surreal times, whether the Maine get-a-way (for rent!) or sharing our ancestral house nary a petite demi-heure away the wide-open spaces provided ample respite as we “vacationed” regularly in our second homes. 

Rural realities abound here: creamy custard (PA for soft ice cream), Polish home-made pierogies, boating with beer, a yard with deer, skiing and sledding without fear (ok, a bit of exaggeration there so unlike ME), sumptuous sunsets, serene settings, our always cheerful Quaranteam, and our Heaven-sent Community give us continuous pause for praise and thanksgiving, but most of all we are thankful for you dear and gentle reader - and since you’ve read this far - true and faithful friend one’n’all’n’all!  

TBTG for all of you SBP!

Sick of all this garbage, 

Mike started his "Refuse" movement

Saint Benedict's Church

172' high, dedicated in 1850