Tag: St. Patrick’s Day

Seeing Green

The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it. Jazz pianist and singer Nat “King” Cole was born on this day in 1919 (died 1965). I am not a music critic, nor have I ever played one on television. Or stage for that matter. I just know what music I …

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Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?

Truth is, the story of St. Patrick driving the snakes out of Ireland is mere legend. True. It’s a good one. But it’s still legend. As far as I know, I’m not Irish. Truth is I haven’t traced the genealogy far enough to know for certain. Don’t judge. It’s on the list. What I can …

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