¡Oh, queso! Who remembers government cheese?
I wouldn't consider myself a cheese lover. But I do like cheese, especially on pizza and macaroni and cheese and pasta and gouda on crackers and cheesecake and ...
Ok, maybe I am a cheese lover!
Today is National Cheese Lover's Day. In recognition of this arguably insignificant but quirky day, I am sharing a poem I wrote a few years back. It's about the first cheese I actually remember. Those cardboard boxes had a special spot in our refrigerator!
Comment below with your favorite cheese memory!
Interested in the history of government cheese? Check out this article at History.com: How the US Ended Up With Warehouses Full of 'Government Cheese'