“Oh, Maggie,” Amanda finally said softly. She reached over to pull me into the embrace.
Not having a particularly good season, again, the Dallas Cowboys were hosting the Green Bay Packers, and Notre Dame was set against dreaded college rival University of Southern California in a special holiday matchup. As he moved in more chairs, Doug told Sharon he thought it would make for an interesting afternoon of competition. Nothing better than turkey and pigskin ... or turkey, baked ham and pigskin.
I was relieved, even as Sharon scolded me again for fussing. She was grateful, though, I could tell, for my help and concern, as she still tired more quickly than normal. But the annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner had to go on ... especially since my boys were here.
“It’s amazing, really,” Michael said as he looked from one Murphy brother to the other. “Did you guys ever switch places in school?”