I am so thrilled that today is FRIDAY and of all days, it is St. Patrick’s Day! Being Irish and named
after my great-grandmother Catherine McCarthy who came over to the United States from Ireland
during the potato famine I am so proud of my heritage. She worked as a seamstress in Chicago and
as a housemaid for the well-established Goldblatt family. I had the honor of meeting her family
descendants in Ireland a few years ago who had a huge fun family tree guide. While Irish folks
like me can be feisty at times, we are a warm-generous fun-loving and drinking bunch! So…..