Review:: The Greatest Journey – Celtic Woman

By Amy Sondova While Celtic Woman isn’t typical of the releases we cover here at Backseat Writer, the talent of these Irish lassies is undeniable.  Since “coming to America” in 2005, the group has garnered hundreds of thousands of U.S. fans…many of who watch PBS.  That fact alone may turn you off to the group,Continue reading “Review:: The Greatest Journey – Celtic Woman”

Being Irish, St. Patrick, and the elusive Shamrock Shake

Green beer, little men with red beards, rainbows, gold coins, and shamrocks–icons of one of America’s favorite excuses to drink–St. Patrick’s Day. I’ve heard it said that everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but I disagree.  You’re only Irish if you live in Ireland or have Irish ancestors.  Otherwise, you are not Irish…at all.  ButContinue reading “Being Irish, St. Patrick, and the elusive Shamrock Shake”