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    July 14, 2020 Lori McAlister

    The Timeless Grandfather Shirt

    Many regions claim origin stories for the Grandfather or Grandad Shirt spanning more than 200 years. It is certainly the sturdy and comfortable garment of agricultural and blue-collar city laborers, alike. Typically worn by the main breadwinner, it harkens back to a time when many households included children and grandchildren while the family patriarch was still in his prime working years.
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  • February 15, 2016 Terry Kast

    Irish Time

    We all know someone who is perpetually late. The person who shows up 2 hours to their birthday party, then tells you they need a minute to get ready. A minute which takes an hour. The person who unapologetically starts their dinner...

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  • February 12, 2016 Terry Kast

    What is a Celt?

    According to Google, a Celt is: kelt,selt/ noun plural noun: Celts a member of a group of peoples inhabiting much of Europe and Asia Minor in pre-Roman times. Their culture developed in the late Bronze Age around the upper Danube,...

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  • February 8, 2016 Terry Kast

    Irish Comfort Food

    Winter isn't over just yet, and in the chilly months nothing beats comfort foods. In America we love our spicy rich chili, mashed potatoes, and of course macaroni and cheese in all its glorious incarnations. While we all have our...

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  • February 1, 2016 Terry Kast

    Saying I Love You in Irish

    On Valentine's day we think of love, romance, passion, Ireland... It's a cool and dreary island, with frequent gray days which makes for a passionate group of folks! Let's look at some Irish (there are too many to list here)...

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