There are a lot of things in life that remind us of another time. Something that happened in our past. Tonight because of a late night snack craving I was having, I was thrust into my childhood and memories of my Nana. She passed away several years ago, but there are times when I have such a strong memory of her.
When I younger and spent 2 weeks a summer with her in Dallas, if I was to get up late and wanted a snack she would prepare me a few slices of sharp cheddar cheese, slices of an apple, and a few Ritz Crackers. This may seem like an odd mixtures of taste and textures, but put them all together and its a winning combination. As a child, I felt this was a very grown up snack and always felt like a 'big girl' when she and I would sit at the dinning room table and share this snack.
As I sit here and enjoy my late night snack, I think back to Nana and how much I really miss having her in my life. She was sharp as a tack and as witty as they come. And a bit of a smartass. Now that I think about it, she reminds me of someone.... hmmmm. :) She was also one of the smartest and most talented people I have ever come in contact with. I am certain, without a doubt, that I got almost all of my creativity from her. I hope she can see me from where she is and is proud of me. For all I have done in my life and the woman I have become.