I’m counting down my top 5 favorite Irish singers/groups, and coming in at number four is a singer/whistler/flutist from County Kerry named Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh. She is the lead singer from Danu, but has also done two solo projects. The tin whistle and Irish flute are definitely my favorite trad instruments, and Muireann is a wonder at both. Enjoy this live performance of “An Spealadoir/The Caucus/Wind”. Slainte, Lisa
I’ve voted. I’ve done what I can as an American to exercise the right to express my voice. But no matter what the outcome, who is the President tomorrow morning, and no matter what the future holds….my future rests in God and His promises.
“It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:8
“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.” 1 Timothy 2:1-2
Happy Valentine’s Day! The day for love, for cards, for chocolate (oh, no), for flowers, for music. Being the romantic that I am, I am partial to this day, and I willfully block out all cynical thoughts that it is a day promoted by the greeting card industry. After all, why turn away sweet thoughts written on cards, extra hugs, and a little more attention?
And speaking of love, I want to begin a discussion on some great Irish musicians, and Continue reading →