As the rain was falling here in NYC, I made a pretty last minute call to head to NC for warmer weather, fried chicken, family….. and puppies. That’s right, my parents have not one, but two puppies. Miniature Australian shepherds. Yes, they “make those”.
Meet Indy (for Indiana Jones, obviously) and Percy (L to R)-
My mom even made my favorite-generally-reserved-for-Christmas-morning cheese souffle. Yes.
It was a wonderful break from the hullabaloo that endears me to the city in the first place, but this is an example of what happiness looks like: