I had a really great Saint Patrick's Day. I ended up going to the parade, which I hadn't been to in years. I felt awful that I couldn't take Stink. The last time I went was with Stink in 2010. Stink was such a cutie bug dressed in her green gear.
But, alas, now Stink's is in Kindergarten. Big kid school. The must-be-in-attendance-5-days-a-week, school. It sucks! Before, I used to work nights and only 3 nights a week at that. There was always so much time to do stuff. We were able to go so many places during the week. Now I have to be a bad mom all the time. Being a bad mom for not sending her to school or being a bad mom because she sad she can't come and do fun things with me. Like I said, it sucks!
After dropping Stink off at school, I headed downtown and met best bud Emily and her fam for breakfast. After eating, we headed to the parade where we got a surprise. Village Pantry randomly came up and asked Emily if she and her friends were interested in riding their float. Umm heck yeah we were!!!
So I was on a float. In the parade. It was amazing. Cold, but amazing!
After that we headed to get some green beers. From there, we bounced around to different St Paddy's day celebrations. It was a great day, especially because I refused to think about school or the millions of others things I should've been doing instead.
Next year, I've decided if I don't have to work I'm going to be a rebel and let my child play hooky from school to take her to the parade. I think. Maybe. Actually, now that I think about it I'm getting guilty conscience already. I guess we'll just have to see.
So, anyhoo that was my St. Patrick's day.