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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

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 return. We may not see … 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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