December 13, 2010

No Dublin for Me This Year...

I'm fond of the Irish.  I mean, sure, I know some irritating Irish people but in general I like the way they talk, I like how they always bring a book of gloomy poetry as a housewarming gift and I appreciate the seriousness with which they regard breakfast.

I've liked people for far less.

That's why I'm rather bummed to miss the European office party in Dublin this year - I'm too big to fly - so Ralf will be partying, breakfasting, chatting up Rory and Fergus and touring the Guinness factory on his own this year.

It's not that I don't love having kids but next time I call dibs on being the dad...!

9 comments:

  1. One of the results of the Celtic Tiger was the Breakfast Roll. 2 sausage, 2 rasher, 2 fried eggs, two black & two white pudding, 2 tomatoes. All between 2 slices of bread. There is even a song, here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIIWKA_h12Q

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  2. Bummer... Dublin is supposed to be fabulous! I do like the Irish joie de vivre..

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  3. It's probably too cold there anyway. Oh, wait. You live in Germany. ;-)

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  4. How about I drink a Guinness for you?!?
    Wise call on not flying that pregnant -- I flew US-Germany once at 7 months pregnant, and on the return flight I was so exhausted I fell asleep at the gate and missed my connecting flight twice -- never again! But then again, I'm done having babies....

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  5. Oh yes, you'll need to make up for it next year.

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  6. Stay warm this year and party hard with babe next year!!

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