Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Slice of Life: Corned Beef and Cabbage 3/17

I am participating again this year in the Slice of Life challenge in which we write a slice every day in March.  If you are interested in joining in, visit the Two Writing Teachers blog for more information.

There are so many things that can make me think about my grandma. She was one of the most influential people in my life. I was the oldest grandchild by five years and so I had the privilege of being the favorite and the one with the closest relationship with my grandparents. I used to spend most weekends with them. I would call my grandma and invite myself over to their house. Then I would spend the weekend with them. 

Around St. Patrick's Day, I think about my grandmother. Her mother was Irish, and the tradition was to find a meal with Corned Beef and Cabbage every March. Each year, I look for a traditional Irish meal around this holiday. If I don't find corned beef and cabbage, I look for a great Reuben sandwich. 

So, when I wear a button saying "Kiss me I'm Irish" it makes me nostalgic for a time when I could share a traditional Irish meal with my grandma. 

1 comment:

  1. I loved my Gram, too. I was the oldest of just two grandchildren, so I spent a great deal of time with Gram, even as I grew older. I miss her. Thank you for your memories!