Tag Archive | St. Patrick’s Day

A Saint Patrick’s Day Primer

The calendar once against says today is March 17th. You know what means, right? It’s Saint Patrick’s Day, aka, the Feast of Saint Patrick, the one day of the year dedicated to the patron saint of Ireland, a man I’m pretty sure was canonized more for his conversion of Irish pagans to Catholicism than anything […]

From the archives (again): Green, Tasteless Beer (a poem for St. Patrick’s Day)

[Author’s note: I originally wrote this poem in 2011. Since then, it has become (with the exception of the post that was Freshly Pressed) the most often-viewed post ever for Puddintopia.  I wrote it in about 5 minutes as a lark because I didn’t know what else to ramble about that day, having no idea […]

Five things I learned pre-celebrating my 40th trip around the sun

As you undoubtedly gathered from Friday’s post about, well, I don’t know, reflux and other somewhat loosely related ramblings, I’ll be turning 40 this week.  Actually, tomorrow, to be specific about it.  Woohoo, indeed.  I’ve got party hats all picked out already.  I intend to mark the occasion with a Cub Scout meeting and my […]