Morning Musings

Hearing the Ancestors

Learning the language we lost and connecting our souls

Fáilte! Teach tábhairne i nGaillimh (Welcome, A pub in Galway) (author photo)

I grew up in an era where you could not speak your first language in school. Americans we would be, if the Sisters had anything to do with it. As youngsters in our Catholic elementary school, my brother and I were not permitted to speak our, albeit broken, Italian. This message went home to our grandparents, who were…



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K.M. Fullerton

K.M. Fullerton


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