Its that first week of March, I thought I would take time and give a couple of reasons why I am excited about March:
1. The NCAA Basketball Tournaments start! These Gents play for the love of the game and I love this game! ( with that said I used to play sports as well as a cheerleader in HS and college. )
2. Spring is coming! The birdies are gonna chirp and the flowers bloom and this confounded snow will melt!
3. St. Patty’s day- Green Beer and Black n’ Tans. Best part …my Creme de Menthe cupcakes. Yumm-o and a Lime Gimmlet Martini
4. Mustache and Mullets !? Priceless =)
The very, very long-lasting controversy over the restriction on gay groups marching in New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade took on an international flavor today as Ireland’s Foreign Minister jumped into the fray:
“What these parades are about is a celebration of Ireland and Irishness,” he (Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore) said. “I think they need to celebrate Ireland as it is, not as people imagine it. Equality is very much the center of who we are in our identity in Ireland.”
“This issue of exclusion is not Irish, let’s be clear about it. Exclusion is not an Irish thing….. I think that’s the message that needs to be driven home”
So I suggest everyone celebrate by ordering another pint and holding a toast to Mr. Gilmore!