The Kilts Got Here Just in Time. . .

15 04 2009

. . . because it’s Scottish Heritage Month in Florida!


Who knew?



4 responses

15 04 2009
Nance Confer

His kilt arrived? OK, go ahead with the Scottish Heritage Month! 🙂


15 04 2009


16 04 2009

In the small print, you can see the weekend at which Young Son will make his piping debut next month, officially called the Tallahassee Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Festival.

So far I haven’t been able to get him, his full military dress (not a pun he appreciates) and his sister the phone photographer in the same place at the same time but when I do, there will be more posting. Tuesday night his pipe major presented him with a (very photogenic!) “youth piper’s” horsehair sporran from Edinburgh via New York and then here, previously worn for much piping and passed along through the ranks to the next promising lad.

It looks almost exactly like this. The black top piece is the “cantle” with a silver “thistle badge.” It’s big and heavy, exotic and cool. 🙂

16 04 2009
So Far, I Can Only Show You His Sporran « Cocking A Snook!

[…] His Sporran 16 04 2009 . . .but the rest with him wearing it — and if I get my way, playing the pipes for the full visual effect — is coming soon to a blog reader near […]

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