Since today is the day that you either wear green or get pinched, I thought it might be fun to arm you with a few fun facts. If you forgot to wear green, then maybe you could impress your aggressor with a bit of trivia surrounding this day.
The fourth largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the U.S. is held in Savannah.
Corned beef is not a popular Irish dish, though Americans tend to think it is.
If you catch a Leprechaun, you can ask him to tell you where he hid his pot of gold.
Saint Patrick used the shamrock to symbolize the Holy Trinity.
Guinness beer is too dark to be dyed green; nor would an Irishman want to ruin their beer!
Shamrocks are the national symbol of Ireland.
Clover is a member of the pea family.
It is estimated that 14 million pints of Guinness are sold around the world on Saint Patrick’s Day.
Saint Patrick’s Day is held on March 17 which is the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick.
A group of clover is known as a cluff.
Leprechauns pinch anyone they can see; those wearing green are invisible to Leprechauns…this is why we wear green on Saint Patrick’s Day!
Saint Patrick’s Day is held to recognize the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.
Have a wonderful Saint Patrick’s Day! I hope you find a pot of gold!
This is a secret that maybe I should keep, but I like to watch British Fashion YouTubers. Stay with me on this, please. It is not what you think. I watch three ladies that live in various parts of the Cotswolds, which is an almost 800 square mile area that is composed of the Cotswold… Read More
As if the day didn’t provide enough beauty, as the daylight began to wane, these clouds captured my heart. The camera could not capture the pink, gold, white, purple, blue and gray as vividly as they were presented. Breathtaking is the only way to describe its beauty. I hope your sky provided the same majesty for you.
If I am ever overwhelmed with the toils we humans put upon ourselves, I want to keep this post in mind. I can look back to see a sky like none other full of a rainbow of colors and listen to the sounds of the songbird as he entertained all who took time to listen.
Around the corner will be fragrant blossoms and flittering butterflies to entice our senses. If we plan our work now, we might even be delighted by a garden of wonder from which we can dine during the summer. I even made a sashay through the nursery today to see what plants had arrived. I restrained myself.
I must leave you here as I am now losing myself in daydreams of cold lemonades on hot sunny days, white linen dresses with sandals, and naps under a shady umbrella.
I am writing this on Wednesday, March 2. It was such a glorious day! Though I had work to do, Archie convinced me that we needed just a little bit of time outdoors. I checked on a few plants, and he sniffed every blade of grass growing in the lawn. I am not sure there… Read More
With any town there are going to be landmarks that are iconic for the town. Some of the oldest icons in Sulphur Springs are the Hopkins County Courthouse on the Square and what is now City Hall in the downtown area. Of course, today’s City Hall was yesterday’s Library and many years ago the Post… Read More