A couple of weeks ago, I returned from the Folk Alliance International conference with an earful of tunes and a bagful of CDs. At the conference I noted a particular orientation to traditional folk music that I've come to think of as "traditude."
We love a parade -- and anything world's shortest, longest, biggest, or smallest. So bright and early on March 17th, we motored into the heart of "The Valley of The Vapors" and staked a claim on a spot to watch the compacted cavalcade.
Looking for a way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day that goes beyond a parade and green beer? These four Irish communities around the world draw on their Irish heritage to infuse some meaningful fun into their celebrations.
You'll find impressive and flavorful dishes that speak to the roots or Ireland far beyond the potato.
After all, what are holidays if not an excuse to eat?
Humor Mr. O'Connor certainly displayed during our interview, where I sought to debunk his "Irishness" and examine what it means for him to be an "Irish-American."
Corned beef and cabbage is probably one of my favorite meals to eat, yet I neglect to make it but once a year.
It's time to join in and go green, with these 12 quick and fun St. Patty's Day wreaths that are perfect for a family-wide DIY.
We all remember the Ice Bucket Challenge from last summer and its amazing success, raising money for research to cure ALS. What if that same spirit could be used to save children from starvation around the world?
Regardless of your actual heritage, everyone's a little bit Irish during the month of March. That might help explain why elaborate St. Patrick's Day c...
Religious radicals are marketers of mistreatment, and it's time to call them on it. It is amazing what indecent things some people say and do in the name of decency.
Although many brands support LGBT causes without pressure from the public, many do not. Why? Decisions about taking a side on equality often have to do with straight-forward number crunching.
There's no better way to recap March 2014 than with a RAP! Ukraine, Malaysia flight #MH370, Obamacare, Selfies, St. Patricks Day, Kissing Strangers, C...
I contemplated what exactly I'd say to women, how I would reach out now given my condition. Would I give recognition to it or let my bloodied and wired mouth speak for itself?
This is Part II of III chronicling a trip to Ireland for 12 remote radio shows and a media trip surrounding St. Patrick's Day by the Karel Cast, Karel...
I was having one of those working mom moments when you feel all conflicted and then get mad at yourself for feeling all conflicted because the men in the office certainly aren't and then you either go the rest room and cry for minute or pull yourself together and get on with your day.