“Love is like a crown of thorns, wrapped around my heart.” Jamie’s SongNotes blog discusses a 19th c translation of an ancient Irish poem by “Anonymous,” and a 2015 recording of songwriter Michael Smith’s refashioned version as a catchy folksong. Audio file is included.

There’s Susan Stamberg’s infamous Cranberry Relish recipe for Thanksgiving, and then there’s Aunt Jamie’s Cranberry Bread. Legacy Profiles SeriesFrom the O’Reilly Family CookbookEdited by Katrina O’Reilly LoundyAunt Jamie’s Thanksgiving Cranberry Bread Last fall, my niece Katrina invited our family to submit a recipe to the cookbook she was compiling. My treasured family recipe is this […]