Tag Archives: Scotland

“Lassie Come-Home”

We recently watched the movie “Lassie Come Home,” and I learned that all my life I’ve pronounced the title incorrectly. The movie is based on the book by Eric Knight, which I received as a gift in elementary school. I’ve … Continue reading

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Wrap me in Scottish wool

I bought two wool blazers at Hartville Goodwill recently, both made of Harris tweed. One is a muted brown and the other muted green, so typical of the British Isles, warm and comforting, connecting me to my Scottish ancestry and … Continue reading

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"Scrug your bonnet"

If you wear a Highland bonnet, you should scrug it, and you may decorate it with a cockade or a clan badge if you wish. “Scrug your bonnet” is an old saying meaning to cock up one side to look … Continue reading

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