March 17 is the day people around the world celebrate Irish culture.
Did you know that four-leaf clovers are were considered by the ancient Celtics to be lucky charms? I wrote a post entitled Get Some Luck O’ the Irish over at Romancing the Genres. In it I explain more about the shamrock as a symbol of luck.
I credit my few drops of Irish blood for the fact that I’ve always had a bit of luck with jobs, and hence income. In my long career as a professional civil engineer, I was never (involuntarily) unemployed. In this day and age that’s practically a miracle! Money does seem to flow to my son when he needs it.
Maybe we have leprechauns as our allies? Leprechauns—mythic Irish fairies—play tricks and hoard treasure. According to Mirror, a UK website, if you catch a leprechaun, it must lead you to its treasure.
Film-lovers, why not celebrate March 17 by watching a leprechaun-themed movie? Here are four family-friendly suggestions:
Wishing you much luck!