Survived another St. Patrick’s Day at the Irish Rover and am none the worse for wear. I got there around 12:30 pm or so and met up with the usual suspects. Spent some time with my ex-brother-in-law and his dad and step-mom and had some good conversation. Yep, kept out any family issues and politics – it was a day to be happy and have fun and drink. However, I have to question the sanity of someone who gives up beer for lent knowing St. Patty’s day is right in the middle. As the day wore on and the beer was consumed, more and more people showed up and it was standing room only. Local Irish step dancers came and entertained, more bands came and went, and more beer consumed. I don’t know when I left or what time I got home, but it was a very successful holiday. Counting down the days until St. Patrick’s Day 2015!