Tuesday, March 17, 2009


Ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day...

Example A - enjoy the classics of poetry and literature:

O well for him who lives at ease
With garnered gold in wide domain,
Nor heeds the splashing of the rain,
The crashing down of forest trees.

O well for him who ne'er hath known
The travail of the hungry years,
A father grey with grief and tears,
A mother weeping all alone.

But well for him whose foot hath trod
The weary road of toil and strife,
Yet from the sorrows of his life.
Builds ladders to be nearer God.
"Tristitiae", Oscar Wilde (1845-1900)

Example B: celebrate days of yore and special remembrance (like our 8th anniversary of being married in New Orleans).

Example C: Celebrate in the traditional festive way of millions across the country - drunk off your ass. And, if some of you end up at Right Wing Tavern in Woodstock, hoist a pint for me if I'm not there.
Happy St. Patrick's Day.


lightning36 said...

I watched the Duke in The Quiet Man last night. Geez -- you don't see guys dragging women around like that anymore. : o )

APOSEC72 said...

Damn good movie right there - I watched the last half of it myself after the kids went to bed.