I grew up on the north side of Chicago in a large Irish enclave.
Books have been written about that culture - and, they are all true!
St. Pat's Day was a major cause for celebration. It was a fun day: lots of music, dancing, parades and parties. The city of Chicago even dyes the Chicago River green on St. Pat's Day.
So, here is a merry thought on one of my favorite days of the year.