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Five Things Friday

Last weekend was extra awesome!  Here are five amazing things from that awesomeness!

(1) Friday night The Chief and I headed down to Jacksonville, Florida for the evening, and we ate at… 593 more words

Highland games - POV

I visited a highland games event last year and tried a different point of view. Rather than concentrate on the big picture I was looking at the details of the persons involved in the group activities. 8 more words

Photography

The Drone and The Chant

I am dyeing wool right now, after a bit of a break. Flowers that I placed in jars with water about a month ago to collect sunlight have been waiting to be turned into dye paths. 703 more words

Handcrafting

The Rich History of Scottish Pipe Drumming

Whether at a parade, wedding, funneral, or any type of event, everybody at some point has experienced a bagpipe performance. With smaller private events, it may have just been a solo piper, but on a larger scale, there are entire bands of bagpipers complete with a drum section. 981 more words

Drums

Bagpipes, Kilts, and a Tattoo Your Dad Will Approve

“You have to go to the Military Tattoo while you’re there,” my friend told me. “It’s fantastic, and there are lots of men in military uniforms.” 606 more words

Travel

Learn How to Play BagPipes in Scotland

Who would have thought one of the HIGHLIGHTS of my big European adventure was an hour long session indoors learning how to play the bagpipes! When I went to Scotland, I tried the haggis, sipped on whisky, walked around… 442 more words

Travel

Shades of Outlander! ~ September 10, 2016

Do you watch Outlander on TV? My Mom sure does! Since I do not watch TV, this is a reminder for me of the type of music that is native to Scotland. 12 more words