A great Christmas at the McELROY HOUSE...all three of my sons and their lovely wives, step-sons, step-daughters, grand-daughters, aunts, uncles, random passers-by ALL made it in, bringing an assortment of dogs, cats, birds, and other beasts.

Speaking of beasts, I got a new puppy for CAROL for Christmas (although, it's also partly a gift of a buddy for HARPO). Ladies and gentlemen, HOMER PORKINS McELROY: