"Charles: that's the tartan I wear in honor of three successive generations of Irish women who married into my Scottish family. The McCaw clan has no official tartan, and I won't wear another's last name. I'm getting a great kilt…"
Yes, Arabs wear the Thobe which is the long garment on a daily basis. For formal occasions they would add a "bisht" which is the dark cloak, usually edged in gold. Having lived and worked in the Middle East, it is encouraging…"
"Charles, is that the St. Patrick tartan?Brian, do tell. We all envy you. I'd emigrate to Scotland if I could make it happen. And, Middle Eastern men tend to wear more open, one-piece style garments, not wholly unlike a kilt if the shirt were…"
"As a Scotsman, I would recommend you visit. No one gives men in kilts a second glance in Scotland because it is both a formal and a casual form of National Dress. Best for formal winter weddings, can get a bit hot in Summer, otherwise its a great…"
"Jared, funny you mention those "slack-jawed banjo pickers" in your post...You'll never guess where I'll be spending this summer, Alabama... I think I might run into some of those guys down there... Especially in them…"
"I understand the apprehension. The looks and comments from the slack-jawed banjo pluckers about "the guy in the skirt" can get to you. I got that just Saturday. I'm rarely out of my kilt, anymore. It still gets to me (especially when…"
My father passed away on Memorial Day this year. The entire family was at his house for one of his traditional cookouts by the pool. There was always plenty of food, drinks, laughter, and memories at his cookouts. This day was no different with one major exception, dad wasn't feeling that well and didn't even get out of bed until mid morning. As I am the oldest son, I was always the one groomed to step up and take over if dad was ever unavailable (which was rare). I got to their house…See More
"For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written:
“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,And bring to nothing the understanding of the…"