Stitches From Laughing

United States of America - Chicago

Clare Barrett (Actor, Galway) : “I sent your project to my sister who is stuck in Chicago alas. It will be a lonely Christmas without her but it’s just too risky with our Dad so it will be a quiet / Zoomy kind of one!”

From Deirdre Barrett (Chicago)

I  – inside the warm embrace of family
R –  running around town finding just the right thing
I  – ice cold water for the Christmas swim
S – stitches from laughing
H – HOME

H  –  hustle and bustle house full of love
O  – overweight luggage full of presents
M – minding
E – easy

C  –  calling into friends and cake just a small bit
H  – heat from the fire and hugs
R – rowdy round of trivial pursuit
I  – icing with the little Santy on it
S  – sausages and sleep ins
T  – turkey sandwiches, turkey curry and Taytos
M  – midnight mass
A – Abhaile
S  – SANTY!!!

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