March arrived a few weeks ago, blessing some parts of the country with jonquils and daffodils. Here in Carpenter Country we were favored with higher than normal winds.
While waiting for the roaring lion to be replaced by the gentle lamb, we happened to glance at the calendar–and spotted just one festive occasion: St. Patrick’s Day.
Surely there were other important events in the month that brings springtime? To find out, we hit the history books. Here’s a sampling of what we learned about the third month’s yesteryears:
So much for boring March. Turns out there’s a rich background behind what appeared to be an unremarkable month.
But then, the same could be said for many things that start out wild and end up mild.