The Circle of Life

It’s been a crazy 2 months.  In that period if time, my first child was born and my only mother passed away.  Jake O’Neill Bouton was born on February 21, 2013.  Susan Marie Bouton passed away last night, April 22, 2013.  Such is the Circle of Life. My mom has been seriously ill for years and had been getting worse the past couple of months.  In my head, I knew that it was only a matter of time, but it was still hard to accept.  In my heart, I didn’t think she was ready to go, and I wasn’t … [Read more...]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya.  In honor of Jake O’Neill Bouton’s first St. Patrick's Day, we’d like to wish you a happy one and offer this “proper” Irish Prayer: Our lager, Which art in barrels, Hallowed be thy drink, Thy kegdom come, I fill thee mug, At home, as in the tavern. Give us this day, our foamy head, And forgive us for our spillages, As we forgive those who spill upon us, And lead us not into inebriation, But deliver us from hangovers, Barmen. Remember to drink … [Read more...]