Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is a family affair Is an Irish bar really hell? Waukesha Freeman 3/14/13 Page A6 Opinion If I weren’t Irish, what would I be? I’d be ashamed. One of the advantages of being Irish is that I don’t have to drink green beer on St. Patrick’s Day. I’ll drink the good Irish […]

Excerpt from “The Quiet Man”.  This is from the short story by Maurice Walsh that inspired the John Ford movie starring Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne. Big Liam was no fool. He knew exactly how far he could go. There was no use, at this juncture, in crushing the runt under a great fist. There […]

One of my favorite movies, a St Patrick’s Day tradition in the Wigderson household, and probably John Wayne’s best movie other than The Searchers. It’s on at 7:00 PM CDT tonight on Turner Classic Movies. Print this entry