It's hard not to be thankful when your sister (who poses for pictures so much more gracefully than her daughter)
Turns her kick-ass attic into a Hogwarts dormitory
for this motley crew;
and a visit to the shoe outlet results in this kind of entertainment;
I mean, seriously?
Yep, seriously. (My sister is tall. My niece has really good balance).
AND it's warm enough for Eve to handily beat Angus at 21 (several times) in short sleeves;
and there's a schoolyard next door where she can practice being a badass (a touch more practice might be in order);
and when I say 'oh wait, we need a turkey-carving picture', my ever-gracious brother-in-law gives me this:
and, well, in the spirit of full disclosure....
and, of course,
So full. On so many levels.