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22 December 2007 @ 10:52 pm
My nephews are thugs.  
Busy day! I got up at *shudder* 6:15 and got on a train to Dublin, where I delivered and collected presents, wrote a limerick for Breic, took pictures of the boys, several of which will be on kitsnaps (kitsnaps for the feed) over the next few days. Breic read me a couple of stories, Seirid snuck in and out being ridiculously cute, Deirdre confessed she'd never made fudge*, and we generally hung around and had a pleasant time for a few hours. Mom and I went out to lunch, and then I went to find Ted a couple more presents which, god damn it, I just realized I left on the train. I hope somebody picked it up and brought it in to lost and found. God damn it. Anyway, and I took Dublin photos, and eventually got on the train and came home to a roast chicken dinner that my wonderful husband had made for me. Been a pretty good day, I must say. :)

My nephews are thugs:





Straight out of the Coombe, said their mother. :)

*I made fudge for the first time when I was about 14. Maybe 15, but I think I was 14, shortly after we moved into Kenai. It turned out very very well. Mom said, "Well, hell, I'm never bothering to do *this* again!" and I made a lot of the fudge in the coming years. Mom did too, but I think I probably made more, at least til I went to college. Deirdre never had much reason to. Still, shocking, I tell you! Shocking!
 
 
Current Mood: crankycranky at forgetting the bag, but otherwise cheerful
Current Music: "all i want for christmas" sung by the little girl from Love Actually
 
 
 
cearabredecearabrede on December 22nd, 2007 11:06 pm (UTC)
cute pic!! I hope you get the presents back. i do stuff like that ALL the time. *grimace*

But - but! I finished HoS. More please! TELL me I have to wait until MARCH?! for HoC?! That is way too long. Ugh. I LOVED HoS. Going on the keeper shelf. That ending though. Gah! Alban! ALBAN! Gah! Siiiiiigh.
kit: negotiatormizkit on December 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm (UTC)
Don't think of it as having to wait all the way until March! Think of it as having to *only* wait til March! Given that normally it'd be a year, this is a win! :)

i'm glad you liked the book. :) :) :)
tingiltingil on December 23rd, 2007 12:08 am (UTC)
Those boys are very Irish, aren't they? *Grin*
irishkate: Cosyirishkate on December 23rd, 2007 12:27 am (UTC)
ps - unable to achieve delivery of nestles products as local supermarket didn't stock nestles products at all.

wednesday childewedschilde on December 23rd, 2007 02:34 am (UTC)
hah! i've seen chav-ier :D

oooo. fudge.
Xixpioti on December 23rd, 2007 04:46 am (UTC)
Adorable thugs, they are. :) Happy holidays!
Denysedenyse on December 23rd, 2007 05:12 am (UTC)
I like your fudge! It was soooo tasty the time you sent me some. Actually, I wonder where that recipe went. Awesome fudge.
Cymru Llewes: Us (trio)cymrullewes on December 23rd, 2007 05:35 pm (UTC)
Looks like a couple of "Yeah, we did something but not what you're going to accuse us of doing so Nyah."

We'll be making candy canes and ribbon candy today.
kitmizkit on December 25th, 2007 11:10 pm (UTC)
Oooh. If you wanted to give me a recipe for candy canes, I would be very excited! *hopeful eyes*!