Top o' the mornin' to all my Irish family and friends. 'Tis the wearing of the green . Leprechauns and other faerie folk may be very active today as well, so beware. A freshly baked scone sits on my kitchen table, amidst growing Shamrocks and my Mother's last Irish penny that accompanied her to Ellis Island in 1925. Scone on St. Paddy's Day is a tradition, it's like turkey on Thanksgiving or presents at Christmas. There are few comfort foods I cherish more than irish scone. And to cap off the night we'll have a few irish coffees. Slainte .