Sunday, November 13, 2016

This Day Last Week

This day last week we returned from Sligo where we'd spent several days celebrating Leitrim Sister's graduation. Sorry - that should be Dr Leitrim Sister for clever Dede achieved a Ph.D. This day last week was a fine bright day and it was six days since I'd set foot in the poly tunnel. It was to be another seven before I poked my nose in there to find that lovely Bert has been keeping up with a bit of light watering and also, that I have another flush of bright red and fiery chillis.

This day last week the results of the U.S. elections were still in the future and it was a strong talking point in Sligo, Cullybackey and everywhere else. Most people felt that Hillary would prevail but I felt uneasy about it.

This day last week I was happy to be back in my messy house. It would be another seven days before I came close to catching up. Maybe this day next week.


Just some of the family in Sligo last Sunday. Dr Leitrim Sister is the one on the far right. 

3 comments:

Doris Eleanor said...

What a lovely photograph of you all! I saw a smaller siblings only version of this on your sister's blog and you have answered my curiosity about which one is Leitrim sister. Think I recognise Anne too and you. I love following stories about your family as I'm also from a big extended NI family.

Nelly said...
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Nelly said...

Thanks! I'm going to put one up soon of us all when our parents were alive.