What is it about the holidays that makes us eat more?
Okay, honestly, she does that everyday.
Every Christmas that I can remember (and often at other random times throughout the year) my family would watch "White Christmas" with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. It probably had a lot to do with the fact that several of my North cousins got involved in theater, and might have had something to do with that time that I forced them into performing a play I'd written called "The Christmas Tree That Ate My Mother" one Christmas Eve (more on that some other day).
Anyways, the favorite musical number turned out to be "Sisters," which if you haven't seen the movie:
Later spoofed in the movie (and in real life by my cousins Chad & Chris--wanna send me the video, guys?) by Bing & Danny:
All anyone in my family has to do is hum a few bars from this song, and we all crack up. It seems like the mutts are getting in on the action:
We're also very happy to be visited by my grandparents this week, Joe's great-grandparents, and they have integrated very well into the napping landscape.
The Feline Overlord tried to nap with Nonnie about an hour before this shot was taken, but was disturbed by Nonnie's pleas for us to remove the cat from her head. Can't imagine why she'd want us to do that....