I actually forgot that it was St. Patrick’s Day when I woke up this morning. Luckily I had one item of clothing that was green in my gym bag. Not that it’s mattered much – no one here is have much fun with the day.
I guess part of the reason is that waking up at 5:30 am every morning makes celebrating St. Patty’s Day in true fashion (read: getting completely hammered) is a horrible idea. But another part is maybe I’m growing out of the getting completely hammered phase. I mean, not that it doesn’t sometimes happen (like, perhaps, every time I go home to visit?), but just that going out with that in mind isn’t the best start to an evening – or morning.
Yes, I will go out and have a green beer – if it’s available, if not I’ll go with some Irish beer. No whiskey, though. Remember, it’s all about not getting too hung over to go to work tomorrow.
So… Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy the drinking, or staying at home and lounging in green pajamas.