How was your holiday? Can't say mine went off entirely without a hitch. I was responsible for cook one of three 16 lb birds in the community kitchen. One of my high strung neighbors took it upon herself to stick in the oven early because Ms Buttinski didn't think it would be ready on time. Hey, don't mess with my food. I know what I'm doing. Then while I was out of the kitchen again she took it out of the oven early because she there was too much smoke and I was going to burn the place down. Let's say the F word was flying around and I had the image in my head of the cop at UC Davis with industrial strength pepper spray. In the end, despite her best efforts to ruin it, it came out quite well.
You deserve a cookie.