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BITING THE APPLE/ What's happening
today in New York City.
Today is the Annual Tartan Day Parade. Pipers and
drummers, including the Edinburgh Academy Pipes
and Drums, will make their way across the Avenue of
the Americas, (which we call 6th Av) at 2:00 PM.
In 1998, the United States Senate designated April 6th,
National Tartan Day to celebrate the contribution of
Scottish Americans. The Grandmaster will be the
Scottish actor, Alan Cummings.
But today is April 4th, you say...well hardly anyone
marches on a Monday. Except the St Patrick's Day
Parade, but that's a different story. It's the spirit
How do I come to the McPherson clan? By marriage, of
course, although that's long gone, but I do like those kilts.
Knees can be sexy. And my children have a
great-grandmother, McPherson. We here in NY love a
parade, honor any tiny sliver of a connection, and proudly
march and wave!
And there was that glorious night ages ago when "WE"
attended a ball at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Me in full,
fabulous ball gown, and hundreds of knees dancing by!
Also, looking forward to a major event tonight:
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, at The Radio City Music
Hall, in the name of the David Lynch Foundation. Which
"provides funds to teach students how to meditate so
they can change their world from within". Paul said,
" In moments of madness, it has helped me find moments
Joining them will be Eddie Vedder, Sheryl Crow, Moby,
and many more.
Sold out, but there will probably be ticket scalpers
milling about outside.
Have a great New York Day !!