Category: Thoughts About Travel

Then & Now

There was a time, not so long ago, when wooden shoes were made by hand. Water resistant wooden shoes were needed for those who worked the land to protect their feet from the marshy...

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The “Modern” Kilt

As we’ve learned in the last three posts, the kilt, as we know it, evolved from an earlier version (feileadh mor) worn for hundreds of years. What precipitated the change? The modern kilt was...

The Feileadh Mor

The kilt we know today did not exist before the early 1800’s. Prior to that time, men wore a feileadh mor (pronounced filla more), sometimes called a plaid. The feileadh mor is also referred...

Thoughts About Travel

Cheers! A New Year Begins As we begin a new year, we’ll also begin a new theme. Each month will feature a “Did You Know” photo and commentary that highlights something learned while traveling....

North Sea

Sitting, watching the ocean We see the rotation of the earth. The endless, rhythmic movement of water toward an unseen destination. Click HERE to read previous posts.