My Actual Irish Heritage

St. Patrick’s Day is the day when everyone is Irish.  But for anyone with any Irish in them at all, you are always Irish.  There is always some sort of rounding up involved when we describe ourselves.  I live in Matthews, North Carolina which borders Charlotte.  But if someone asks me where I live, I…

Friday Nineties – House of Pain – Jump Around

The pic above is from the video for “Jump Around” by House of Pain.  And the video is what I really want to talk about, because it captures, better than a lot of things that have tried, what it’s like to go to a bar in the Northeast in the winter.  Please note that everyone…