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Happy St. Patrick’s Day From The Beach Clan

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Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, even The Beach Clan on St. Simons Island, Georgia.

There’s a fun tradition on the island – the decorating of the Totem of The Beach Clan. It was decorated for July 4th, Valentine’s Day, and of course, Christmas. Well, it’s St. Patrick’s Day and time for the next installment.

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And in the true spirt of St. Patrick’s Day, thanks to the International Lyrics Database, here are a few of our favorite lyrics from

Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day.

Every town is Dublin town
Any town we hang around
The thing to be for you and me
Is Irish on St. Patrick’s day

So we’ll be
Drinking stout and arsing about
In Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
Down those pints
’til damage done
To liver and to kidney

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Drinking stout and arsing about
As the Bangkok night gets steamy
In Budapest we’ll take on the best
As long as the stout flows freely.

Drinking stout and arsing about
los Ramblas, Barcelona
Drinking stout and arsing about
In the dives around Pamplona…

Obviously, this song sounds better after you’ve had a few, so raise a glass, and have a fun St. Patrick’s Day.

Happy St. Pat’s,
James

P.S. But the best part is that today is our Wedding Anniversary!

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12 thoughts on “Happy St. Patrick’s Day From The Beach Clan

  1. The totem is great, especially that ‘they’ keep updating it. Coincidentally my last post includes a brilliantly decorated chunk of wood from a beach at the bottom of NZ. Love the creativity.

    • Thanks Hayley. This really is a fun tradition. In addition to being creative, it’s also a site for memorials to loved ones who have passed away. There are heartfelt notes, pictures, and mementos that appear and disappear. So I guess that in one sense, it’s a celebration of life, and that’s a very good thing.

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