St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day by the Numbers
I love and look forward to Saint Patrick's Day. Granted, my enthusiasm for the day is a bit less than when I was younger, when friends and I would attempt to seriously deplete Rockford's supply of green beer...to no avail (although we often helped deplete Rockford's supply of aspirin …
Dyeing the Chicago River Green [time-lapse video]
Whether you're nursing a wee bit of a headache on this day after St. Patrick's Day, or you're making life difficult for someone who is, I think you'll find this time-lapse video of the Chicago River being dyed a festive green to be pretty cool...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! (Let’s Learn Something)
As I've pointed out in this space before, my kids learned a long while back that I've always thought kids should be in school learning about the famous people who've earned themselves a holiday, instead of taking a day off from school to do nothing of the sort...