My heritage, as it has been told to me, is English, Irish, and German, with some Native American from Canada heritage on my maternal grandma’s side. I appreciate the amalgamation and admire each of my ancestors’ tribes in their own way. That said, I identify most closely with my Irish heritage. There is something about the spirit of the Irish culture that draws me, whether it is their strength-through-adversity, their music, their connection with the water ways, their myths, textiles, and alcohol quality.
Hans of Hanspostcard/slicethelife has written an excellent post about a SiriusXM channel devoted to Irish music. With his permission, I am re-blogging it to Tao Talk.
Celtic Crush Sunday- “The Band Played Waltzing Matilda”- Liam Clancy. One spring Saturday ten years ago my wife and I were on a day trip. We had XM radio and I landed on something that surely sounded different from everything else. There was a man talking in an Irish accent and then he played a […]