Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Everyone!

We took some "traditional" photos this morning at the OP, and we'll leave you with an Irish blessing.

May your troubles be less,
And your blessings be more;
And nothing but happiness
Come through your door.

Unless it's the fighting Irish, because they are rather handsome.
The boys are always so serious when I try to get a decent pose – after awhile I wind them up and let them go:



The secret telling at the end can't be anything good, but it is very cute.
Happy St. Patrick's Day to you all from the OP!

- L.

It's also "St. Padrin's Day" over here which is a semi-traditional holiday. Anyone can be Irish for a day, according to the hat Uncle Padrin will be wearing. He also has to put on a very gaudy tie. For my part, I'll be cooking supper wearing an "Irish Princess" tiara" and sporting a green apron. Hilarity should be had by all (we might not take pictures though).

Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Oh, hi everyone! It's us. It's been awhile but here we
are dressed up in our skating gear before our first lesson.

And here we are "loving each other"...

... until we get busted. Then we make it look like fighting.
Frankly, sometimes it's hard to tell the difference.

Our first escapades on the ice. We hardly knew up from down...

... but look at us now!
We even had some leftover energy for a toboggan ride.
Especially me.

- L.