1) This is a sad song of farewell. Who is the last person you said "goodbye" or "so long" to?
My mother, when I left the memory
unit this afternoon.
2) According to the 2000 Census, Massachusetts is the state with the largest percentage of residents of Irish descent. Have you ever been to The Bay State?
Our daughter lives there and teaches at Berklee College of Music, so we
have visited Boston several times. A nice city filled with
3) "The wearing o' the green" is one way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Will you wear something green in honor of the day?
I usually try
to wear something green, even if I'm not leaving the house. I will
probably wear green socks.
4) What color makes you look best?
red--the bluish red, not the orangish red. If you open my closet,
there is much more red than any other color.
5) Will you drink something green in honor of the day (like a Shamrock shake or a green beer)?
6) A four-leaf clover is considered good luck. Do you have a lucky charm?
7) Though she's singing an Irish ballad, this week's featured artist, Joni James, is of Italian heritage. Can you think of a song as identified with Italy as "Danny Boy" is with Ireland?
8) Soda bread and potato bread are popular in Ireland. Are there any rolls or bread in your kitchen right now?
Bread is a
staple in my kitchen. We always have bread, and often, in
addition, English muffins or bagels. If we have no bread and I
don't feel like going to the store, I make bread. I have had soda
bread often, when we are in Ireland and it's not one of my favorites.