The Zadge had a fantabulouso visit with her family. There was wine, and turkey, and nephews, and dogs, and laughter, and Pennsylvania farm country.
They think that’s okay – more for them.
The Zadge and the Sista helped Moomksers cook up a grand feast at the Sista’s 200-year old farmhouse. They were happily kept company in the kitchen by the Sista’s posse of canines. Like sweet, sweet 14-year old Bear Bear, the Shone’s longtime partner-in-crime. He doesn’t really get around much anymore, but did manage to get to his feet when the good smells started filling the kitchen:
By the way, is the Zadge the only woman over the age of 40 who doesn’t wear Danskos?
(Reader warning: This is one of those times when the Zadge turns into a dreaded Auntie-Blogger. Bear with her.) Of course, the star of the show was once again young, curly-topped John Finley, aka “The Fin”:
… and funny sayings, like when he was playing with his toy trucks and the Zadge asked him a question and he held up his palm and said definitively, “Too busy!” Or when she walked into the kitchen and he was sitting in his little chair and held up a french pastry and said, in a perfect French accent, “Croissant!”
While the girls toiled away on the Thanksgiving feast, the Fin was cooking up a “stew” of his own, a bunch of M & Ms in a little red pot, at his little play kitchen: