Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Friday, December 25, 2009

Happy Merry

It's way too early on Christmas morning and, since we don't really do presents even in the years when we've had money, there's really no incentive to be up at this hour other than the cats having woken us. So, without further ado (click to embiggen):

This is the card which I conceived and which Robin drew and fashioned. Bear in mind, ideas are easy, execution is hard. My favorite bit is the facepaw. Anyway, this was sent out to friends and family via snail-mail on Monday, and with any luck most of them will receive it by next week. I'm now sending it out to all Pen-Elayne readers via this blog. And yes, I got some more last-minute things for the table, including finally locating mince pies at the one place I was fairly sure they'd be found, the local Irish foods shop:

Added since last time is the stollen, the Toblerone package (both on the left), the mince pies and a few golden delicious apples in the now-fruit basket.

May your days be merry and bright.