Today, friends, TODAY is St. Patrick’s Day. Â I’m an first-generation Irish-American girl, so I like Paddy’s Day. Â I no longer eat green bagels or drink green beer to celebrate, but I do find that I endeavor to wear green (or at least not all black like I do every other day), and sometimes even make “traditional” foods for dinner.Â
I have no good reason to be as fond of this day as I am, but there you go. Â I think of all my Irish family, most of whom I rarely see, some of whom I’ve never met at all, and thinking of us as a family makes me happy. Â Raising a glass to them and to you, dear readers, I ask this:
Discounting the big ones (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Arbor Day…) Â what’s your favorite second class holiday?