My parents weren't gift makers, but my maternal grandmother was. As was a neighbor of my other grandmother.
I think that my paternal grandmother never learned crafts and such, because she was the one who went into the Navy as a late teen, and worked there until she was in her 60's. She was a wonderful cook, but my grandfather did at least 1/2 of the daily cooking, because she went to work early, and got home late.
Darn, just when you found one that you liked!
I've never actually been to a St. Patrick's Day parade.
We wore green only because kids would pinch other kids in school if you didn't. I would have been furious if someone had pinched me! :-)
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