Tag Archives: Irish

No Juice

  Times Without Power By Jeff Salter Though some of us are remarkably resourceful, most of us Americans have become so dependent upon power – particularly electricity – that we hardly know what to do when it goes out for … Continue reading

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Cinema for St.Patrick’s Day

Here we are at the weekend of St. Patrick’s Day, which has been covered well by my colleagues this week or in the past. By the time St.Patrick’s Day officially hits on Sunday, it will be almost anti-climatic here in … Continue reading

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Leave the stinking daylight alone

By Jeff Salter It’s a toss-up this week, whether to talk about daylight saving time, which started Sunday the 10th, or to discuss St. Patrick’s Day, which is Sunday the 17th . Last year at this time, I presented one … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, I’m Irish

Not really.  Well, maybe.  I don’t know.  I have freckles (naturally) and red hair (courtesy of my hair salon).  I’ve never traced my heritage back, though I had an uncle who was doing that well before the internet made it … Continue reading

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I Think It May Have Been Every One, After All

[Note:There was no way that I could chose one eccentric relative, even if I narrowed it to my crazy Italian side,(all of whom I knew better than the mostly- Irish side). So the story below, which I had put down … Continue reading

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Banshees!

We can laugh now, but I was frightened of almost everything when I was little. So, when Darby O’Gill and the Little People was going to be on a special run in Washington, DC, and the ad campaign was often … Continue reading

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Far and Away

I haven’t visited many foreign countries (Hong Kong, Portugal, Japan, Jamaica, Mexico, Grand Cayman, Bahamas – you know,  mostly Caribbean cruise ship port stops with the exception of the first three) and Ireland is one I’d love to visit someday.  It’s … Continue reading

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