Tuesday, December 27, 2016

again

I had just said to my brother two weeks ago, "Can it be your clients all know that you're not eating so many sugary things?"  He hadn't come home with anything; and if you've been reading here for a while, you know the mountains of stuff he gets at Christmas.

Well. I just needed a little patience.

He brought all of it home last week.


I've been trying to keep it under the tree just on one side, so the cats can get under there if they want to. This is growing. There's more, though.



This, plus three plates of cookies on the kitchen table; three cakes in the freezer. 


When I came home this evening, I found Henry between two tins of goodies, looking as if all he wanted was to figure out how to get them open. They had been left right in the middle of the doorway to the living room, although my brother insists he didn't leave them like that. Will we ever find out what that was all about? I doubt it. 

Right now, Henry is laying under the tree with his cheek resting on one of the tins. Yes, Henry, we do have Too Many Cookies. No, you won't be getting any.

12 comments:

  1. impressive! and pretty! (and Henry is funny!) ... we get a lot of food gifts too... and we still have some things from last year... I treasure it all, but wish I had more people to come over and eat with me! I keep meaning to invite more people over for tea, but life keeps throwing 'more life' at us and my pantry continues to swell... a blessing of course.... and we keep working on things, right? Merry Christmas to you and your brother!

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    1. Yes, it needs to be shared, but can't always happen, as you say!

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  2. I'll be right over to help you eat all your goodies :)) xx

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  3. What generosity! I love it. And the image of Henry with his cheek up on a candy tin. :)

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    1. Well - this morning, what did I see? Henry under the tree, with an open cookie box nearby. Now this is becoming a standing joke here. The fact that Henry would never eat a cookie, but we keep finding him looking like he has, or is trying to. It's too hilarious!

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  4. Oh Lisa! This really made me laugh!

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  5. oh my word, that is a lot of goodies!! What does your brother do?

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  6. He's a hairdresser, Margo. He has his own place, and they like him. :D

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  7. Henry was definitely trying to tell you something. They must smell good to him. I wonder if its the goodies or the smell of the people that gave them.

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    1. I hadn't thought of that! He's given up lately (there's still plenty left). :D

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