Beer companies were pulling their sponsorships of St Patrick’s Day Parades this year. Because of the long-running battle between Parade organizers and LBGT folks that wish to join the celebration.

Man, we’ve come a long way, haven’t we?

This post was live-blogged on Mar 15, 2009.

Step One: Make sure at least one of the Spawn is napping, visiting a friend or otherwise out of your hair.


Why, whatever do you think we are celebrating today, Dear Reader?

Step Two: Make final check on materials and reagents. Run to store to get the remaining critical items. Sing loudly to your favorite ethnic folksongs to get in the mood.

stay tuned, Dear Reader, stay tuned…

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