St. Patty's Day 2012

Being as I’m a nerd, naturally one of my favorite quotes is related to binary. It goes “There are only 10 kinds of people in this world, those who understand binary, and those who don’t”. This morning, being the best morning of the year, I wanted to share a similar quote, more specifically, and Irish saying: “There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were.” I’m the former in both those scenarios, so St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal around here.

Green Eggs and Ham

For breakfast, Megan made Green Eggs and Ham (scrambled eggs + diced ham + green food coloring) and my step-mom, Rita, brought a breakfast casserole. A bunch of people (Rita, my brother Corbin, my foreign exchange “brother” Steven, our friend Tiffany, my cousin Neal, and his girlfriend Morgan) met up at our house to walk to the Kansas City St. Patty’s Day parade.

St. Patty's Day 2012

KC’s parade is one of the biggest in the country, so it was super crowded (we lost each other a lot), and it was lame compared to previous years (not enough floats). We had trouble keeping our party together and with meeting up again, because there was too much cell phone interference for our phones to work.

St. Patty's Day 2012

Jonas was really difficult–he wanted to run around instead of being held. Which was totally not possible. We wished, briefly, that we were the kind of parents who could be okay with putting our kids on leashes.

St. Patty's Day 2012

We took turns corralling him, but he wore us out and we had to leave a little early.

St. Patty's Day 2012

Eliza really enjoyed the parade. The dancers were her favorite.

St. Patty's Day 2012

My step-mom Rita.

St. Patty's Day 2012

Corbin and Steven.

St. Patty's Day 2012

Me and Tiffany.

St. Patty's Day 2012

Now we’re headed to my Aunt Bridget’s for a HUGE family party! We’re going to celebrate our Irish heritage Anderson style, which means it’ll be epic.

What are you doing/ did you do for St. Patrick’s Day?

P.S. Check out our St. Patrick’s Day 2011 post. Jonas was adorable as a three month old Irishman decked in green.