Ryan and Richelle are back from their honeymoon and everyone is gathered outside at the HFIM (Home for Impoverished Millennials). Ryan and Richelle have already opened their gifts, now everyone is waiting for food!
Upstairs the teen girls are 'gabbing'.
SL to R Stacey,Skipper, (sisters) Chelsea (cousin)
Stacey: Cousin, did you read all those books this summer.
Chelsea: Yep! Almost done with the 8th grade reading list. That way I will be ahead when I have too much other schoolwork. Are you excited about going back to school? It seems like forever ago.
Skipper: We're starting 10th grade, and I'm a little bit nervous, it is so big compared to Middle School.
Chelsea:Will you still walk with me now that you are High Schoolers.
Stacey: Sure we will, if you stay 10 steps back...LOL.
In the side yard, Danny is sweet talking Belle!
Danny: How about we take a moonlight swim on the beach tonight!
Belle: Maybe a walk in the park, the Lake has wave and undertow warnings, not like we can go in.
Danny: Oh, didn't know. The park would be nice, there is supposed to be music tonight, we can take a blanket and....
Robert (R) and Jamie (L) discuss the Sox last minute flare of hope.
From the side yard, chanting from the guys....Meat! Meat! Meat!
Jamie: Give it a rest, I'm doin' the best I can(in his Keanu Reeves whine).
Jamie: If this darn dog would quit licking my toes and begging for food!
Foofie: (He calls this food..scraps of cheese????)
Sandi and Barbie(sitting at the top)
Sandi: If I wasn't so tired I could eat two of those hotdogs.
Barbie: I'm waiting for a burger with cheese.
Chris (R): So it was a great wedding, when are you two going to make it legal!
Rory (L): Maybe when we can get away to Maryland for Nemo to meet my folks.
Nemo: Yea, my schedule is pretty full now with school sports programs starting back up.
Chris: I know we haven't seen our parents either. Traveling is a nightmare.
Conversations are lively and the burgers are slow to cook!
Todd: Well Dear, we have to pack up and head for home tomorrow.
Monnie: I will miss everyone ...look how happy Richelle looks.
Richelle: Mom's talking about us again, I can tell.
Ryan: Well, they are going home tomorrow...so I can have you all to myself, again.
Todd: Say, Son, when are you two going to come up north, Muskie will be biting soon.
Richelle: Daddy! We just got back from a vacation...we have work again, now.
Lily: Well lovely people, I have to be flying out now. It's been a great week, thank you all for your hospitality. And, Richelle and Ryan have a good life. I'll stop in to see you when I hold over in Chicago.
Everyone: Bye, Lily!
Jamie: Two minutes... on the cheese and first wave of burgers are done!
Nemo: I don't have to hear it twice!
Rory: Well, don't dump me on the ground.
Jeffrey: So what do you want a burger or hotdog?
Carly: Both, I'm starving!!!
Ryan: What do you wish my bride?
Richelle: (whispers) I'm wishing we can be alone again, soon! And, when are we going to tell them all about our new place?
Ryan; When the contracts are signed, lots can go wrong-we have to wait.
Foofie: (When is this human going to feed me some MEAT! Woof! wooof! )
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