This weekend brings St. Patrick's Day, the annual celebration of all things Irish. Even in Texas there are parades.
As well there should be, because Irish Texans have definitely made their mark on the world.
Like these ten:
10. Matthew McConaughey
His Mom was a McCabe. "McConaughey" is Gaelic for ... More >>
The one-liners come out of Kinky Friedman's mouth so fast you need a protective shield.
"The only thing Rick Perry managed to do with his Presidential campaign was to make George W. look like Thomas 'Fucking' Jefferson."
"Real people don't get into politics. The only people who get into politics ... More >>
Audie Murphy, starring in the story of his own lifeOur war heroes are presented to us in different varieties. There are those we create for ourselves, in the mold of what we think a hero should be: David Crockett (nobody but Walt Disney called him Davey), astride the ramparts at the Alamo goi ... More >>
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. - and the author's daughter - Sara Blount, on duty in Afghanistan"In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead. Short days ago ... More >>