Ok we are now into March so who is getting giddy for the big day??!!! St. Patrick's Day! Woohoo! I'm thinking that this day is the people of this forum's version of Christmas. What are your plans?? How will you celebrate?? Any special traditions??
To all the Irish in the world I wish a Happy St. Paddys Day. As to me well I had an Irish aunt, Eileen, and becuse she was, shall we say born on the wrong side of the blanket, somehow she ended up being raised in a Convent in Galway. She cured me of St. Pat. To hear her he was right up there behind the throne and he chased the snakes from Ireland. She got right POed when I told her there had never been any snakes in Ireland. Threatened to have me excommunicate, Told her she was to late the Church beat her to it.
Oh love, why did you have to take away her joy and pride. Now you are older than I and never would I correct my elders. There is enough of the "right and proper" attutude in the world. When all else has turned against you all you have is family. Love them and hold them dear, you'll be glad you did. Anyway, I am not Irish, but my son-in-law is. So snakes or no snakes, let's raise one to a proud and warm country.
I still think your heart is good, so here's to you, Camac...
My aunt Eileen has long since passed away and to be truthful she wasn't really Irish she was English, just happened to be born in Galway but concieved of English parents in London. Anyhow hopefully she is happier where she is now because she was miserable, mean and vindictive here. Not to well like by the family. As it turned out there a bit of the Irish in me, my Maternal Grandfather. Here to you LUV on St Paddys Day.
My feet are hurting all ready. The band and have four parades and our saint Patrick's night pub crawl. This is my senventh year with the band and it never gets old or boring. It's the most wonderful time of the year. [COLOR=green]