and all through the house, all the creatures were stirring, including the mouse.
Mama had done all the shopping with care, and was now grooming Papa, removing some hair.
Products applied and and fingernails painted. Mama! they all cried, you should be sainted.
And now Mama sits, alone in her chair, praying the Great Pumpkin will soon be here. And for Susan -- Little Squid's new sweater.