I'm LUCKY enough... are you? Along with almost 40 million other Americans, I consider myself LUCKY to have Irish ancestors. One of my Irish ancestors, in particular, became very important to me at the age of 18.
Saint Patrick's Day ought to be fun for all—young and young-at-heart—whether you can claim a heritage from the Emerald Isle or just get enthusiastic about the idea of a pot of golden wishes at the end of the rainbow. But, let's be honest folks. St. Patrick's Day can also be dangerous for those caught unprepared. Keep your tender arms pinch-free with these SIMPLE and FUN do-it-yourself St. Patty's Day shirts that are not only green, but festive.
She was quite well read and always quick with a story. Irish proverbs rolled off her tongue like rain. “Story fills the belly.” “When the storyteller speaks the sun and the clouds stop to listen.”
St. Patrick's Day has always been one of my favorite days of the year. An entire day for me to show my pride in my Irish heritage! What a great thing! My mother thought so, too. She would go all out every March 17th. Shamrocks decorated our windows, pots of "gold" coins were scattered throughout the house, and we always had a special meal to end the day.