Tag Archives: Scotland

St. Patrick Was a Scot

Like most epically wonderful things, St. Patrick was born in what we now refer to as Scotland in 387 A.D. Then, Scotland would have been known as Caledonia or Alba. Patrick was taken when he was about 16 from his … Continue reading

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Scotland!

I love just about everything about Scotland, which will come as no surprise to those of you who know me. My son and I spent a month in Scotland this past summer, traveling around the mainland and many of the … Continue reading

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Scotland 2015

I’m typing this blog from the Isle of Skye in Scotland. As I’m looking at my computer screen, it’s 2:23a.m. back home, and undoubtedly fifteen to twenty degrees warmer. Right now, I’m not missing that heat at all. The first … Continue reading

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Ah, summer at last!

Although summer doesn’t “officially” start until the June 21st solstice, it’s officially in full swing here. The kids are out of school and the Scottish Highland season has begun; which for our family is time to celebrate our heritage and … Continue reading

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Brigadoon

Last Friday, my husband took me and our children to see Lerner & Loewe’s Brigadoon at the Goodman Theater in Chicago as a surprise for our wedding anniversary.     To truly understand how wonderfully thoughtful this was, you have … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Blog that Wasn’t: Living your Bliss: Haggis at RT in 2013!

“My mama told me there’d be days like this…” What she didn’t say was that following your bliss was going to be filled with chaotic days and restless nights fraught with emotion, not all of it good. So what does … Continue reading

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