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Colors of Ireland’s Flag…

A flag is a symbol of a nation — of people united. And for thousands of years, men have marched into battle waving their flag, be it for their clan, country, or both. A very important emblem…one which invokes powerful feelings. … Continue reading

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Happy Yule ~ Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice celebrations have begun! Light the Yule log and pass a cup of mead around. Or if you prefer, hot apple cider. As we anticipate the battle of the aging Holly King and the young Oak King, light and warmth … Continue reading

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On This Day in 1189…

On this day in 1189… The Quitclaim of Canterbury was signed. It is a treaty agreed between King Richard I of England and King William of Scotland. Called a “Quitclaim,” because the essence of the treaty was that Richard I … Continue reading

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A Trencher of Bread…

I can’t resist a warm slice of bread fresh from the oven with butter smeared over the top…sinking my teeth into nirvana. Yes, I love bread. An indulgence I let myself have at least twice a week — not every day, which I would truly … Continue reading

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