On Saturday, March 10, Irish step dancers ushered in the start of our two-week St. Patrick’s Day celebration with an hour of jigs and reels. The dancers did so well it seemed as if they floated through the air barely touching the floor as they performed the Irish dances.
The following Sunday, St. Patrick’s Day, brought more Irish fun and entertainment to our home. After we feasted on a corned beef and cabbage lunch complete with all of the trimmings, we spent the afternoon listening to Kevin Campion sing some Irish favorites as he played along on his guitar. As we sipped on Irish coffee, we really enjoyed all of the classics he played, and we hope he comes back again to play for another full house of appreciative Residents.
As I close this BLOG entry, I would like to offer the following Irish proverb as it sums up how many of us feel about living at Holy Family Residence: “A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.