Posts tagged "St. Patrick's Day"

Kiss Me, I'm Ginger

Instead of wearing a shirt that says “Kiss Me, I’m Irish!” I’m going to cross out the “Irish” and write “Ginger” this Saturday. What kind of reaction do you think I’ll receive?

Kiss Me I Have Leprechaun Blood

Kiss Me I Have Leprechaun Blood
Shocking news. My mom revealed I might be Irish and/or Scottish today. I was always under the impression my red hair was Norsk and Russian-Jewish. Afterall, red hair came from the Vikings, according to a random old dude who always came into the ACE Hardware I worked at as a teenager.   This news is... Read more »

Boston Fails to Set Guinness World Record; Can Chicago do it?

Boston Fails to Set Guinness World Record; Can Chicago do it?
Boston attempted to gather the most redheads in one place at Irish Fest to set a Guinness World Record.   Based on my Twitter interactions and naked eye on the street, I’m noticing lots of redheads exist in Chicago. It’s a bigger city than Boston and there’s a sizable Irish population (though, don’t get me... Read more »
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Craiglist Creepers - Leprechaun Style

Craiglist Creepers - Leprechaun Style
On Sunday, I was miffed about not being offered free green beer on St. Patrick’s Day. If people tell me I look like a leprechaun, shouldn’t they give me a drink on the one day a year it’s OK to be told that, dammit? While trolling for the semi-regular Craiglist Creepers series, I found my... Read more »

Can a ginger girl get a free green beer plz? St. Paddy's Day Recap

Can a ginger girl get a free green beer plz? St. Paddy's Day Recap
Hey y’all. Did all you gingers have an excellent holiday yesterday wearing colors that make you look like a leprechaun on the only day it’s OK for you to do so? I sure did….not. I realize I may be the lamest ginger of the lot. I, unlike most Chicagoans, did not do anything for St.... Read more »

2011 Resolution Recap

2011 Resolution Recap
I reread my 2011′s resolutions and measured my success level. Here’s a recap: 1. Read Tom Robin’s “Still Life with Woodpecker.” This is still on my list. 2. Wear copious amounts of purple, green and blue.  (See “Autumn is for Auburns“.) 3. Count my freckles. My freckles are difficult to spot; I’m still working on this one.... Read more »
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New Years Resolutions for Ginger Philes

New Years Resolutions for Ginger Philes
Yesterday, I suggested possible resolutions for redheads. Today, I give you all you creeptastic ginger philes potential resolutions for 2012: Stop being creepy. Stop posting on Craigslist. Stop dating girls just because they’re redheads. Be transparent that you’re a ginger phile on dating sites. Consider gingers marriage material and not just for hook ups. Stop... Read more »

Redhead + St. Patty's Day = Free Booze

Redhead + St. Patty's Day = Free Booze
At least I hope it does. (Hi Mom.)  It’ll be payback for: 1. Getting called a leprechaun when I was younger. 2. Being told I looked like a leprechaun whenever I wear green. 3. People asking me “Well then what are you?” as if I am some sub-human Neaderthal when I politely tell them I... Read more »
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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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