Monday, March 15, 2010

green, green, it's green they say ...

Irish or not, do you participate in "the wearin' of the green" on St. Patrick's Day?

An Irish Blessing

May you live a long life
Full of gladness and health,
With a pocket full of gold
As the least of your wealth.
May the dreams you hold dearest,
Be those which come true,
The kindness you spread,
Keep returning to you.

(Photographs B. Zieman 2009)


  1. The top photo is gorgeous! The light and shadow detailing the leaf is lovely! I usually do wear green too.

    Julie Magers Soulen Photography

  2. thank you for the blessing and yes, i try to wear green, although I don't really have any green..LOL!

    much love

  3. that green is fabulous, and tho i am irish, i do not do st. paddy's day...i used to cook the traditional dinner just because my family loved it but the idea of it now is really simply disgusting :) .... the cooking part !

  4. thanks for the blessing...and your kind comments today...i will wear green, if nothing else than to ward off my boys pinches. smiles.

  5. We are all Irish on ST. Patty's. Reason? We have quite a stew in this country; celebrating our roots does everyone good!

  6. That's a lovely blessing, isn't it?

    Apple green is my favorite color. Green is the color of spring and new things.

    Top of the mornin' to you. :-)


  7. Green is not my color to wear, but yes I try to have something of green on my's a necessity with 9 grandchildren. Enjoyed the poem...hope everything in it holds true for you, Bonnie!

  8. I love green and we will all be sporting green come tomorrow :) We may be sandbagging, but we will be wearing the green!! What a gorgeous shot! I love the veins in the leaves.

  9. I did when I was a kid but as an adult I am usually totally unaware of when the day is.

  10. WOW that green leaf is like a head light! Gorgeous color! And If I could wear that leaf- yes, I would wear green- I only have olive in my closet-unless grass stains count.

  11. I'll be a little green around the gills while I have my mammogram! Urk. Other than that I have no green clothes except a khaki-ish t-shirt.

    LOVE the photo!


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