We make our way back through the labyrinthine community to the
then out for coffee, newspapers, and soft pretzel
(OK not exactly breakfast food, but the "everything pretzel" two evenings previously only whetted the appetitee for the genuine article),
heading out to lunch,
gift-giving, despite the cautions of moderation.
While 'quantity not quality," has often been jovially evoked in this regard, nevertheless, there is richness abounding --
plus funny hats,
and Up and Down the River.
49th day of fall back home, a sunny 52 (tying with January 1 as the coldest day of the year, surpassed only by December 20's 50) -- locally, an again cloudy scenario, specifically 67...