I’ve Got Something to Say About This…St. Patrick’s Day

Another week and I feel very ill prepared. Today is St. Patrick’s day and we are supposed to celebrate it with the wearing of green and typically if you do not wear such color then it will result in a “pinch” from others. I am glad that I don’t know many people who still abide by such “rules” especially since I forgot to wear green today. I do have green eyes, although that is never accepted, or at least by most. My boyfriend asked why do we celebrate it here in the US and it got me to thinking about the reason why. When you log on to Google, it is decorated for the day, but do we know why? Do we care? Is it just an excuse to party, drink green beer and celebrate? What is St. Patrick’s Day all about?
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Being Remembered

Do you ever just think, what’s the point? Why am I writing this? Who if anyone is reading? Why do they read? In the long run will anything that I write or say make a difference or even matter beyond the typing and posting? I am not sure that we can even answer it. Were the greats that way because they wrote thinking I am Shakespeare or Poe and my words will live on forever and be studied and analyzed? Do you know that you will matter to history when you are living or are you just living and hoping in the end that is what will happen?
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