Happy St. Patrick’s Day, y’all! I do have a bit of genuine Irish in me, but the bulk of my heritage is English, Scottish and Dutch. What Irish I do have I magnify on March 17th, as one does. My daughter and I toured Ireland together back in 2014. She was finishing up a… Read More St Patrick’s Day Gift: interviews with three great Irish writers
Happy St Patrick’s Day, all. As promised, here’s a re-post of an interview with another of my favorite Irish writers. Enjoy. Much health and happiness. Sláinte! Interview: Frank Delaney – March 16, 2012 “The Most Eloquent Man in the World.” – NPR “Every legend and all mythologies exist to teach us how to run… Read More Interview with author Frank Delaney (Instant Replay)
A big part of me wants to use today's platform to go on a tirade against all the callous people I've dealt with over the past few weeks but what good would that really do. Eveyone falls into the Deep Pit at one time or other and the fact I live on a… Read More Sunday Salon: March 18, 2012
Today Joyce would have been 130. The prose that's thrilled an elite few, but baffles most, could – and surely would – today be given a pass as the senile ramblings of an ancient man: "- I am the resurrection and the life. That touches a man's in most heart. – It does,… Read More Happy Birthday, James Joyce!