Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts – for a day!

At an early age of seventeen years old, I had the opportunity as the Chief Squire of Readville Massachusetts Circle 525, a junior order of the Knights of Columbus, to be appointed as the Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts for one day under the authority of Boston’s Mayor John B. Hynes. Mayor Hynes instituted the Mayor … [Read more…]

A new blog

This blog will be the product of the writings of John D Hannigan as he reminises on his years growing up in Readville, leaving Readville for the US Army, various military assignments and duty around the World and stories about his family life.

How big is the tree?

Let’s face it! We all start with two parents and four grandparents – except in blended types of families that is. And the number doubles as you move further back in generations.