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Anybody doing fun stuff this weekend?  I was in a parade this morning, pushing a shoping buggy, throwing beads and cabbage, drinking bloody marys then on to beer.  Had a great sheppards pie afterwards along with an irish band.  Brought back good memories from Ireland.  It’s kinda like a tamed down version of mardi gras down here.  Anyway, I’m going to sleep for a lil while to sober up, then going out, some good specials on Irish drinks tonight. 
 
Cheers and good craic to you all!

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This year was kinda boring, but maybe that’s just as well after our drunken blow-out last year.
A couple jokes:

Imagine yer favorite Irish accent, lads and lassies.

Lad, please get me 239 beans from the cupboard and not one more. I need to make yer favorite bean soup.

239 beans exactly? Why 239 exactly?

Ah, Lad…because one more would be too farty


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This year was very uneventful, and I didn’t really do any celebrating.  I’m saving it all for next year when I plan on being in the UK/Ireland for St. Patty’s Day!!!!!!

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I did not do a bunch myself.  Had three or four Smithwick’s, and DJ’d a wedding reception in the afternoon (2pm till 5pm),,, then, watched NCAA Hoops for an hour or so..  No biggie…
 
 ERIN GO BRAGH.

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I watched Father Ted.
DRINK! FECK!! ARSE!!! GIRRLS!!!!”

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Our [url=“http://www.yoyita.com/saint_patrick.htm”]parade[/url].

Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, and end up getting charged double.

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Our parade.

 
lol @ the “kiss me I’m redneck” float! 

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Interesting bit about the event.  Malcolm White started this abotut 18 years ago.  I think the parade is now the fourth largest St. Paddy’s day parade in the country.  (IN MISSISSIPPI?) Place shock smiley here.

St. Paddy’s day parade site.

Jill Conner Browne is one of the Sweet Potato Queens.  Because of just having a little fun, she’s ended up writing several books such as:
“The Sweet Potato Queens’ 1st Big-Ass Novel”
     “The Sweet Potato Queen’s 1st Big-Ass Novel”
     “The Sweet Potato Queen’s Big-Ass (Audio) Cookbook”
     “The SPQ’s Big-Ass Cookbook and Financial Planner”
 
and I think has been on Jay Leno.
 
If you come visit from Europe, bring beer.

Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, and end up getting charged double.

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Does Jackson have a mardi gras parade yet?  seems like a lot of big cities outside Louisiana are starting to jump on that bandwagon. 

NOLA does several st. pats parades, both last weekend and this weekend, they’re just looking for any excuse.  I would assume one of those would be one of the larger ones in the country, but they have the advantage of recycling mardi gras floats. 

The one I was in was just a crazy, 30 mins down main st, several highschool bands, a couple local fruit/festival queens, and lots of shoping carts, reason to get drunk before noon.  It was the most dysfunctional thing I’ve ever seen, about 100 decorated shoping carts pushed by drunk fools in costumes going down the road. The gas stations bring their beer vats outside next to the road so you can just get a hand-off, everybody wants your cabbage, carts dont roll straight, kids running all around, just mayhem, but a helluva lota fun. 

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A local Rock N Roll station here in town was promoting an All-Day drink and eat-a-thon at an Irish Pub on the beach…  They closed the promo’s for it with “Remember, you can’t drink all day, unless you start in the morning!”…
 

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No Mardi Gras yet.  The gulf coast has one, I think.

We really don’t need one because the real one is 2.5 hours away.

Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, and end up getting charged double.

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we went out for dinner, then to the pub till it closed (11pm) then went round to my sisters for a ‘small gathering of friends party’, put the karoke on and had a ball, noise control was called out, saw that one coming with the dogs yelping and all of us singing YMCA, had a ball