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Grizzly Mama

There's a Grizzly who has escaped the City of Brotherly Love..(and she's going back to homeschooling!!)

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"All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." Aristotle - Greek Philosopher.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy St Patrick's Day

O Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling
From glen to glen, and down the mountain side.
The summer's gone and all the roses falling;
It's you, it's you must go and I must bide.

But come ye back when summer's in the meadow,
Or when the valley's hushed and white with snow.
And I'll be here in sunshine or in shadow;
Oh Danny Boy, oh Danny Boy, I love you so!

But when ye come, and all the flow'rs are dying,
And I am dead, as dead I well may be.
Ye'll come and find the place where I am lying,
And kneel and say an Ave there for me.

And I shall hear, though soft you tread above me;
And all my grace will warmer, sweeter be,
For you will bend and tell me that you love me;
And I shall sleep in peace until you come to me!

Image found here.


Blogger Terro said...

Thanks for posting all the verses. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

17 March, 2009 12:26  
Blogger Most Rev. Gregori said...

By gosh an B'gorah, "Danny Boy" has always been my favorite Irish song.

I loved that link for the Celtic Cross.

17 March, 2009 16:49  
Blogger Grizzly Mama said...

You're welcome Terro - thank you for visiting and commenting!

Rev - It always makes me cry! That link is absolutely fascinating, isn't it? I had no idea... Good to see you again!

17 March, 2009 19:05  
Blogger CA said...

Danny Boy is such a wonderful tribute our loved ones gone before us. I posted the video by Roy Orbison on my blog. I hope you take a look. Happy Saint Pattys Day!

18 March, 2009 11:04  
Blogger Grizzly Mama said...

Thanks, CA. I'll be visiting you later!

18 March, 2009 19:27  
Blogger tweetey30 said...

We like bagpipe music here its pretty cool to listen to. I know I lived in this one town in MN and one night they had this thing going on down town and had like three different bag bands if that is what you would call them. Ok I am off to bed. Night.

20 March, 2009 06:09  

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