This year, there can be little doubt that we’ve seen the worst side of people. I’m quite certain that people have seen the worst side of me. It’s been a year of trials (to put it mildly). We’ve lost much since March of 2020, and there’s a chance we may get none of it back.
For centuries, Americans have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day every March 17. Dating all the way back to 1601, before the 50 states, before the 13 colonies, before the Seven Years War, even before the Plymouth Colony was founded, colonists celebrated the holiday.
It’s Christmas Day and I always think of the traditions I try to keep every year: eggnog, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer claymation, lights in the River Oaks, A Christmas Carol at the