Just Desserts


When my extended family comes over for dinner, they tend to “dine and dash” right after the meal has ended. At this year’s Memorial Day BBQ, the dessert spoke for itself.

My grandparents had to be home for the “new” episode of Perry Mason.  My uncle wanted to get a head start on the long drive home.  My cousins’ had school the next day.  All valid excuses, despite the fact that Perry Mason hasn’t been on in over four decades.  At this family get-together, the icing on the cake was literally just that.  We can’t think of a sweeter way to say, “don’t worry about the dishes.”  Needless to say, they were happy to oblige.

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