I am known here by my alter ego, at least in name: Qugrainne. This is a shortened, yahoo style handle, which comes from the name Gráinne Ní Mháille. Gráinne is also know as the pirate queen of Connaught – and her Anglicized name of Grace O’Malley. Gráinne was born in 1530 in Ireland, of course. … More the irish pirate queen, Gráinne Ní Mháille
Saint Cecilia from A Book of Saints, Anness Publishing Ltd. And you thought I would have a picture of Saint Patrick to start off my series on Saint Patrick’s Day and all things Irish! He will show up here sooner or later, but I first wanted to write about another saint who is very important … More of all things irish…… st. cecilia?
The Write on Wednesday prompt, How do you find positive things to write about in these troubled times? Do you think the written word has the power to effect positive change? What came first, the robin or the egg? What came first, the use of language that produced the larger brain capacity, or the larger … More the power of the written word