St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, bringing with it the supposed luck of the Irish. Of course, it’s easy to look at Irish history and ask yourself: What luck have the Irish ever had? For that reason, many people believe the term was originally ironic. Others think it refers to the adeptness of 19th-century Irish immigrant miners in the U.S. — which American miners insisted on attributing to luck rather than skill. The idea of Irish luck has since been reclaimed, but the phrase is ... CONTINUE READING
Meet Paralegal Craig Spooner!
Paralegal Craig Spooner dreamed of attending law school but found himself sidetracked while attending the University of Northern Florida. As he studied for his degree in criminology and law enforcement, he says he became “interested in the dynamic of offenders and rehabilitation. I fell in love with talking to inmates who wanted to change.” He believed the prison system could offer more and worked as a guard ... CONTINUE READING
Check Out America’s Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations
As we inch closer to the beginning of spring, nature around us is coming back to life. Soon, the grass and trees will return to their typical green hue if they haven’t already. Luckily, you don’t need to wait until April to see an abundance of green again. On March 17, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and people across the country will dress in ... CONTINUE READING