St. Patrick’s Day proper is next Tuesday but tomorrow is the Irish Channel St Paddy’s Day parade. That means I’ll be day drinking at the O’Hackenberg open house and grubbing for veggies from the floats. That’s right, they throw cabbages as well as the odd tater, onion and carrot. Our hosts provide the beer, corned beef and whiskey and we’re in charge of catching the sides. Seems fair to me.
Here’s everyone’s favorite Irish misanthrope Van Morrison with the Chieftains: