"I care not for the thistle and I care not for the rose
For when bleak winds run us whistle, neither down or crimson show
But like hope to him that is friendless and no joy around is seen,
Over his grave with a love that's endless, blooms…"
"I teach history as a profession and I know that history really never repeats itself, but if you see the pattern you can catch the rhythm of the "tune" and decide whether on not to dance to it or find another tune. As for the…"
"Shamrocks, harps,.... how about a wee bit of Irish Zen as to unintended validation. "The Wild Geese do not intend to cast their reflections. The Water has no mind to receive their images." Sometimes the story just happens and we…"
"Colleen, knowing that a smile came upon your face is reason enough to say, that this day was well spent. I now have to attend to the karate classes I teach,.. it keeps me in balance, the singer of Irish songs weighed against the physical…"
"Jakkers, now I have to put me guitar down and go look for the book, thanks for the information Claire. I am happy that it wasn't a recipe that always has me watching me weight as I have been told that one can gain weight by simply reading a…"
"Jakkers ! I gave a prompt ???? Looking forward to the story on that Irish lad who was directionally handicapped (or maybe he wasn't and the rest of the world was). Think I will get me guitar out and play a few songs and maybe write…"
"John Fiske was a strong proponent of Anglo-Saxonism during the growing Imperialist period, centering on the idea that this particular blood line was divinely commissioned to save all others from themselves. He tagged this idea to another popular…"
"Well told story of a strong Irish women (as if the Irish had any really weak women), following her passion and making her mark in Irelands history. Thanks for the information !
And Nollaig Shona Dhuit to all. Slainte"