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A Movie-Worthy St. Patrick's Day


Happy St. Patrick's Day, my dears! I'm part -Irish myself, so I think it's no coincidence that I've always been a big fan of March 17th. Even one of my (five) names is Irish, so you know I must be a fan.

Genetics aside, I think part of my fondless towards St. Patrick's Day is the fact that so many people choose to dress in green to celebrate the day. Even card-carrying members of Corporate America (such as myself), a land where work-appropriate attire reigns supreme, are decked out in all hues of emerald, moss, and lime. I've seen mint-colored button down shirts on the guys, gorgeous blue-green wrap dresses on the ladies.

Walking through the halls of my work today, in quite a chipper mood, has made me feel like I'm literally walking inside one of my favorite movie scenes. I loved the flick 500 Days of Summer, but especially loved Tom's dance scene. Not only is it playing one of my favorite songs, but I love the visual quality of the clip. Have you ever noticed that everyone in the dance scene is wearing some shade of blue or bluish-green? I think it brings such a neat effect to an already amusing scene.

Being surrounded by so many similarly-clad corkers has me tempted to start
dancing, singing Hall & Oates at the top of my lungs, to see who joins along.



Erin go Bragh!
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Emily's Going Nuts said...

I read that the blue-centric theme was used to complement the blue of Zooey Deschanel's (Summer) eyes. Fabulous movie!

Miss E said...

Your Irish name rocks. Actually, not really, your 3rd name is my favorite. But you know I'm partial to the 2nd :) Smooches!

Pink Champagne said...

So cute! That video just brightened up my day (and made me dance a little bit in my cube). :)

Freck said...

YES! I love thie dance sequence. Hall & Oates is so uplifting, great pick!

Trish said...

OK that video is the cutest thing I have seen in a while! Had me dancing in my seat! :) Happy St. Patty's day darlin!

Kate said...

Fav Non-Musical Dance Scene behind Ferris Bueller's Day Off!

Miss M! said...

That's one of my favorite parts too - there's no "political correctness" pitfalls to the holiday, no one whining about Hallmark, no one worrying about family coming in and messing up their routine. Just people wearing green and being happy. :)

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Jane H. said...

I love pink and green (huge lilly lover here), so st. pat's day only gives me another excuse to deck out in bright green to work. :)

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