no matter what words
it all means the same thing--
We're supposed to be happy,
grateful for friends, family.
Happy to just be alive... (izzie) hey.
Whether we like it or not. What do you think you're
doing? (Doorbell rings) answering the door. You're going
to the hospital? Yes, but-- meredith, everyone is
supposed to be in the kitchen by 9 A.M. To help me make
dinner. It's thanksgiving. I'm really not in the mood.
But it's like a family-- (rings) doorbell. This where
georgie lives? Georgie? O'malley. Where is he, upstairs?
Oh, george. Yeah. (Men) o'malley!
O'malley! Should I call the police? O'malley! Meredith,
I'm serious! You need to be back here for dinner at 6. I
mean it! Five, four, three, two... (all) happy
thanksgiving! (Ferry horn bellows) so, um... I was
thinking that we could... have sex tonight. (Laughs)
(laughs) yeah. Look, I know we're both gonna feel weird
about it, and it's the first time-- since mark. And
meredith. I have the day off. Do you have the day off? I
haveo stop by the hospital. I have patients I need to
check on. If you have the day off, what are you doing
here? Entes. I was thinkin' we could have sex tonight.
Come on, I made a reservation at noon. I figure we could
do the thanksgiving thing, you know, and then... I don't
kn, just rip the stitches. Get it over with. No
anesthesia. Right. What do you think? (Miranda) grey...
we're working with a temp attending today. Dr.
Kent--he's subbing in from mercy west.
Ntoet him oriented. And thank you for volunteering to
come in. Saved me from having to choose an intern to
Btortennot faof thanksgiving? Not a whole hell of a lot
to be thankful for. I like thanksgiving. A day people
spend with their families. Too much family time triggers
depression, repressed childhood rage, bitter disputes
over the remote and way too much alcohol. People get
stupid, people get violent, people get hurt. And that's
a good thing because... surgeries, grey. Lots and lots
of surgeries. Oh, I never thought of that. The stupidity
of the human race, grey-- be thankful for that. You're
supposed to be at home. So are you. Best maze procedure
I've ever done. Under an hour. I thought you had the day
off. I did. I do. I'm leaving. I simply like to start my
Gives me a rush. Yeah, admit it. You can't function 10
feet away from the hospital. Oh, I notice you're both
here. Well, I'm re for an hour. I'm on my way home. Ah.
Say it like you mean it. (Laughs) I know how to have a
life outside this hospital. Damn right, you do.
(Telephone rings) dr. Kent. Yes. I'm the surgical
resident assisting you today. I know you're subbing in
from mercy west, so if there is anything I can do to
help you-- look, I'm here for one day. I don't need my
ass kissed. All I need is to tell you what to do and you
do it, and I don't like mistakes. I don't makeistakes.
Whatever. There's only one resident I want in my O.R.
The guy they call the nazi. Do you ow him? The--the nazi?
He gets great word of mouth, stellar rep, balls the size
of texas. That big? Sounds like an impressively talented
man, this nazi. Do you know him or not? Never heard of
him. But I'll be sure to keep an eye out. For now you
can work onmaller cases. A guy just came in to curtain
three. Page me if you get confused. I'll be sure to do
that. Like I said, the stupidity of the human race.
Hurry up, georgie. There's a turkey out there with your
name on it, huh? Whoa. Hey. Where are you going? Hey!
Where are you going? Every year, my father, my brothers
and i hunt, shoot and kill a helpless, slow-moving
turkey. Isn't that great? (Men) o'malley! Okay, but what
about dinner? Uh, we'll have him back as soon as he
kills his first bird. This is the year georgie becomes a
man, right, georgie? Come on. Wait, I can't cook dinner
by myself! Who's gonna help me? Who's gonna help me?
Holden mckee--brought in from mayfield nursing home.
Mayfield? He's in the garden? Garden? Vegetable. Yeah,
his chart says he fell into a persistent vegetative
state 16 years ago. He was a firefighter injured by
falling debris in the line of duty. What brings him here
today? Fell from his bed while being turned by the
orderlies. Insurance says he has to be checked out.
Temporoparietal scalp lac with associated hematoma.
What's your plan? Irrigate and explore the wound, repair
the lac. He'll need a C.T. To rule out intracerebral
hemorrhage, contusion or cerebral edema. Go to it. If
anybody asks, I'm off lookin' for the nazi. Okay. It's
just me and you. I'd give anything for your kind of
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course, he got drunk first. It's gonna be good. You want
in? My P.V.S. Case-- he opened his eyes, and I think he
was looking at me. (Laughter) he wasn't looking at you.
No, he was. Anything good? Uh, nothing you want to waste
time on. There are, uh, 13 patients that nd sutures.
She's the intern. She can do the sutures. Actually,
she's on her way to C.T. With a V.I.P. Patient on orders
from the nazi. Tell him I'm looking for him. Okay. The
burn unit is waiting for him. I'll meet in the O.R.
Grey, get a C.T. Have neuro consult, but trust me, he
wasn't looking at you. (Doorbell rings) don't mention
shepherd or montgomery-shepherd. Okay. Or the fact that
shepherd is with montgomery-shepherd. Okay. Or anything
having to do with syphilis. (Laughs) (rings doorbell)
I've been in social situations before. Yeah, well, not
with me. Well, why are we here? Just be nice or
something. Okay. It's half past 10. You're late. I've
had to try to do all this-- oh, hi, dr. Burke. Hello.
Oh. Thank you. (Quietly) what was I supposed to do, blow
off my boyfriend for thanksgiving? I tried to but he
wouldn't blow. He's like something sticky that won't
blow off. (Quietly) okay, he's gonna ruin thanksgiving.
What am I supposed to talk to dr. Burke about? People
who are shocked when i show up uninvited to their homes
call me preston. Nobody calls you preston.
You don't call me preston. Nice house. Yeah. Izzie, why
is it so qet in here? Meredith went to the hospital and
george is off shooting things with his family. So it's
just me, you (lowers voice) and preston? And alex, when
he shows up. (Normal voice) oh, great. Hey, alex, it's
me. Where are you? Okay, call me back. Is something
burning? Ohgod, yes! Hey, chief. I'm on my way home.
Yeah, me too. I was supposed to meet addison 20 minutes
ago. Dr. Shepherd, are you leaving? I'm also going home.
Then go home. Adele's sister's in town. I hate that
woman. The O.R. Board needs to be checked one more time.
It does, doesn't it? Excuse me. I didn't think you'd be
here today. Yeah, well... I need a neuro consult. Holden
mckee-- P.V.S. 16 years. Well, there's no bleed, there's
no mass, no fracture. He--he can be discharged. Well, he
opened his eyes when I was examining him. He opened his
eyes. Yeah, that's normal. Certain reflexes are
preserved. There's arousal but no awareness. But he was
looking at me. He wasn't looking at y. He was. This C.T.
Report says he wasn'T. Do you want to argue with what I
know I saw? No, meredith, I dot want to argue with you
anymore. I gotta go. I'm late. (Sighs) he was looking at
you? (Man) '65 gto. (Man) '57 bel air-- convertible,
2-door. The gt 500-- that was a car. What about you,
georgie? What would you drive? Georgie, pick a car. Come
on. You do realize that you can buy a turkey at the
market? They have hundreds of them, you know, all
wrapped and ready to go, no ammo required. You'll be the
one to shoot the turkey today. I can feel it. That's the
thing, I don't want to shoot a turkey. You say that
every year. Well, and every year, I don't shoot the
turkey. What is that? It was supposed to be my marinade.
Alex, it's me again. Just wondering where you were at.
(Hangs up phone) you've never made a thanksgiving dinner
before. You can't cook? Izzie! Well, I'm a baker. I
bake. But I've seen my grandmother cook a million times.
Okay, that's it. If there's no food, I'm going home.
Cristina, cristina, I have this. What are you using as a
reference text? "The joy of cooking." I also printed up
some recipes from the internet, but they all seem to
contradict one another. And I can't figure out which
side of the turkey is the top and which is the bottom.
Okay. Um, I'm gonna need a basting brush, a bowl, a
clove of garlic and, uh, do you have any fennel? Um,
yeah, right here. Great. (Cracks neck) (sighs) okay.
Well, let's get this turkey up and running, stevens.
Garlic. Garlic. I'm gonna need liquor-- lots and lots of
liquor. (Monitor beeps) there's no sustained visual
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...this is life in drive well, that's why there's no
mention of brain atrophy in the C.T. Report. Because
there isn't any. None? He's been P.V.S. For 16 years.
Well, he's not P.V.S. He's minimally conscious. He's
minimally conscious and no one noticed? He was in a
regular nursing home, so they just-- missed it. Mm-hmm.
He's been frozen, sleeping, for 16 years, and they
missed it. That sucks. There's one thing to be thankful
for. What? We might be able to wake him up.
Alex, it's izzie.
If you're not coming,
you could at least
have the decency
to call and tell me. (George) I'm in hell. (Cristina)
I'm the one in hell. Burke's going all "iron chef"
the kitchen. Get your ass back here and save me. I'm in
the woods with shotguns and liquor and car talk. It's
like "deliverance" out here. Come on. Let's race. At
least you've got liquor. Where does meredith keep the
booze? I don't think she has any. How is that possible?
She's a W.A.S.P. Liquor's like oxygen to a W.A.S.P.
Which is why we're out of liquor. Listen, can you come
and get me? Okay, how am I supposed to get through the
holidays without liquor, george? Just come and get me.
Hello? Cris-- selfish! Derek, it's me. Where are you?
(Cell phone beeps) which one do you think she is?
Holden's wife? Yeah. It's her. How do you know? Mrs.
Mckee? It's mrs. Leonard now. What do you mean, wake him
up? Over the years, your husband's brain has been slowly
trying ( heal itself. Now we've given him a course of
amphetamine that should give his brain the push it needs
to find consciousness. When? How long does it take? If
we're right, your father will be awake in a few hours.
Is he gonna realize what happened? Most patients in this
situation have no idea how much time has passed. Oh, my
god. I'm gonna be sick. I know this is a difficult
situation. I just got married. We're having a baby in
december. Coby turned 17 on thursday. Difficult? This is
unimaginable. Mrs. Leonard, perhaps you should-- I can't
be here when he wakes up. He can't see me ke this or
coby. Coby, baby, we're leaving. We'll be in the car.
Mrs. Leonard-- holden is going to wake up and find out
that we didn't wait for him. It took her a long time to
move on. What are you doing up here? Get down to the
pit. We're backed up. No can do, sir. The nazi has me on
this surgery. We've got a line out the door for sutures.
Everybody's an amateur chef until they get a knife in
their hands. Knives can be tricky. (Monitor beeping)
your wife know you're working today? I'm going home. I
just wanted to watch a little bit. Don't stay here too
long. You could end up like him. Wife stabbed him. Said
she didn't like the way he was carving the turkey. Ouch.
(Doorbell rings) happy thanksgiving. Joe, ank god. Hey,
this is my boyfriend walter. Whatever. Tell me you
brought liquor. I brought pie. Pumpkin. You're a
bartender. Did you bring scalpels? (Imitating turkey
call) come on. Pick a car. I don't want to pick a car.
He doesn't know jack about cars. I know plenty. I just
don't want to pick one. Georgie's just tired. They
workin' you too har at the hospital? You know he works
48-hour shifts? 48 hours, and you enjoy it? Yeah, I
enjoy it. Like, what do you do? You know, medical stuff.
Come on. They're not gonna get it. Make your brothers
jealous. Tell 'em what it's like to be a big-time
surgeon. Come on. Okay, last night, this was pretty
cool, I assisted on a truncal vagotomy, and we inflated
this-- assisted? What do you mean? I helped the surgeon.
Anyway, we inflated this guy's abdomen with a carbon--
wait, I thought you were the surgeon. I'm a surgical
intern. The resident or the attending, they perform the
surgery. Oh, so you don't actually cut anybody open? I
mean, by yourself. No, like, the point of being an
intern is that you're learning. We watch the surgeries
and the attending asks us questions and we have to
answer them. It's not easy. I have to be on top of my
game 100% of the time. It's incredibly difficult. So you
don't actually do anything? Yes, I do. You just stand
there. No, I-- and watch the real doctors work. I am a
real doctor. No, you're not. You said you just stand
there. You said you don't do anything. No, I didn't--no,
you said I didn't do anything. Je... no, ustedes dijeron
real doctors save lives, georgie. I mean, if you're just
standing there-- oh, for god-- what? (Imitating
turkecall) I want to go home. Just as soon as you shoot
your turkey. (Monitor beeping) (knocks on wall) what are
you doing here? Waiting for my patient to wake up. Why
aren't you at the thanksgiving? Why aren't you at
thanksgiving? Ohh. What? I tell you something, you tell
me something. Okay. I feel like one of those people
who's so freakin' miserable they can't be around normal
people... like I'll infect the happy people... like I'm
some miserable, diseased, dirty ex-mistress. Your turn.
I failed the medical boards. If I tell izzie, she'll be
nice about it, all supportive and optimistic. She might
as well rip my nads off and turn 'em into earrings.
Alex, you shouldo to thanksgiving. I mean, don't tell
her if you don't want to. But you should go. Otherwise,
you're just... me. A miserable, diseased, dirty
ex-mistress. (Whistles) that's hot. That's really hot. I
feel better already. See? Oh. Happy thanksgiving. Hello?
Is somebody there? (Monitor beeping) ohh. Somebody...
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She's emotional. Fiv h and your joints will be painful
for awhile, which is to be expected. Now the fact that
your communication skills are still intact is
remarkable. Did you reach my wife yet? Is she coming? I
mean, have you told her or do you wait until she gets
here? Because this is gonna... quite a shock. How long
have I been out? What, a year? Would you excuse us? No,
you tell me, please. You found me. You tell me. I'm only
an intern. I've never really done this before. Me
either. You'll do it quickly. Rip off the bandage. No
anesthesia. Exactly. Mm-hmm. I'll be right outside if
you need me. Truth time. Truth time. (Cries) (burke) mmm.
You have to cut the celery into finer pieces, stevens.
(Laughs) like that? It'll do. Put them in with the
onions. Now what should you be concerned about? Um...
the turkey, stevens. I'd expect you to know that. Right.
I need to check the turkey to make sure it's cooking at
the correct temperature. Yeah, and how do we do that?
Meat thermometer. 10 bucks says she dries out the
turkey. 20 says she pulls it off. 75 says I don't care.
Ooh, okay, stevens. Let's see what you can do. More
pressure. Turkey has a tough shell. Dig in. I'm in.
Damn, she got it in. Told you she's gonna ll it off. Not
bad. Now all you have to do now is stick the thermometer
deep enough in the bird to get a temp, but be careful
not to-- oh! You hit the bone. The pan is filling with
juice and you're losing moisture. What do you do? Um...
think. That's it. I'm out of here. What's the problem?
You're operating on a turkey. And--and you're making
friends with my friends. You told me to be nice. You
know, be nice. You know, I'm just gonna go to the store
and get some liquor. Give me the keys, please.
I'll--I'll be back. (Door closes) (izzie) dr. Burke!
Suction. Use the baster and suction. The gt 500 was a
shelby. He also made the viper. You know that? Yes, we
do know. (Man) the shelby 500 is a good car. Yeah. And
the other car he made-- (turkey chirps) turkey. Ooh.
Turkey. Turkey jerry... we came out here so I could
shoot a turkey. Dad said we're not leaving until I shoot
a turkey. I am shooting this turkey. (Whispers) when
you're sure you've got it, squeeze. (Quietly) no fair. I
called turkey. (Quietly) don't worry about it. He's not
gonna do it. He's gonna chicken out and then you can--
yahoo! He got it. I got it? Yogot it, georgie! Let's go
home! What's he like? M-my son. You know, I didn't
really get a chance to speak with him. But he seemed
nice. He's, uh, tall, like you. And he's got your eyes.
That... that's good. Holden, we're ready to begin. What
does the M.R.I. Do? Just gives us a better picture of
your brain, really. You're one for the books, you know?
That's nice. (Typing) how's he doin'? As well as we
could expect. Damn it. (Derek) an epidural hematoma.
When you fell out of bed this morning, you hit your
temple, hard. The C.T. Didn't catch it, but the M.R.I.
Did. And you can fix it? It won't be easy. Sometimes,
it's impossible to find the vessel and complications can
arise, but, yes, I can operate. So there is a risk? A
very large risk, yes. And what happens if you don't
operate? The best-case scenario is that the bleeding
resolves itself. Or it could continue to bleed and cause
the brain to swell. Which means what? Most likely,
without the operation, you'll die. But the operation
could kill me, too, right? They're equal risks both
ways. What do I... do? What would you do? I can't answer
this for you. Can I have that spatula, please? Yeah.
Thank you. Mm-hmm. You want that butter to melt, not
tboil. Dr. Burke, how did you learn to cook like this?
My mother owns a restaurant in alabama. Seriously?
Seriously. Does cristina know that? No. Actually, she
doesn'T. She doesn't ask a lot of personal questions.
She's kind of hard to get to know. Yes, she is. Karev
didn't show. No, he didn'T. Is that okay? No, it's not.
Do you know that there's absolutely no liquor in this
house? Oh, yeah. Crtina went to get some. Over an hour
ago. Where is she? Levi johnson. Swallowed a wishbone?
(Muffled) yes. Excellent. We'll have to take some films.
Maybe you ruptured your esophagus, huh? That means
surgery. (Coughs) car's loaded. Guys, coolers, come on.
Get up, get up, get up. Come on. Dad, come on. Hold on,
georgie. We gotta blood you. Oh... no. Now there you go.
Now you're officially an o'malley man. (Both) o'malley!
Thank you. I left my hat. I'll be right back. (Both)
o'malley! Guys, get-- just get in the car. O'malley!
O'malley! 21-gun salute for georgie. Okay, that's not
the best idea, guys. I'm serious. Ow! You shot dad in
the ass! Are you happy now?!
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big. Sears. Guys, this is the trauma room. What are you
doing? Put it down. Dad, I'm gonna inject you with
something to numb the area. I-I'm fine. I don't need
anything. It doesn't even hurt that bad. Dad, you have
bird shot embedded in your gluteus maximus. When I start
removing it, believe me, it's gonna hurt veryad. Hey,
'65 gto. (Snort) that's a v-8 tweaker. You don't want
that. What you want is the bel air. But it's gotta be e
2-tone, right? Nice. Ah, pick a car, georgie. No,
thanks. Come on, georgie. Pick a car. I told you he
doesn't know jack about cars. He doesn't know jack about
jack. Jerry... first you say the gto, ronny counters
with the bel air, which never fails to make dad say the
gt 500. The cobra, the chieftain, then someone names a
german car, which invariably starts the american versus
foreign debate that usually ends when one of you brings
up the deville, and that always, always leads to the
unbelievably long discussion on the merits of the '57
thunderbird. So how about I just jump to the end and
name the thunderbird now so that once in our lives, we
can stop picking cars?! And my name is george! What do
you know? The kid came back. No, he didn'T. He says we
have the same eyes. Yeah. I don't see it. He said that
he couldn't stay because of the holiday. But he--he said
he'll come back sometime soon. Good. He said she's
happy. Uh, that this guy hal is, uh, really good for
her. She loves him. So I've decided to, uh, go ahead
with the surgery. You know, they've moved on. I should,
too. You know, get this thing... out of my head and get
on with my life. Right. I'll, uh, tell dr. Shepherd.
Okay. Dr. Grey. Yeah. Do you think he really will come
back? I hope so. Joe and walter have got the table set
up in the living room. How's our bird? He needs a few
more hours. Why did you plan this big dinner if y knew
you couldn't cook? I just like thanksgiving, dr. Burke.
Preston. Preston. You just like thanksgiving? We work 18
hours a day, 6 days a week, 50 weeks a year. We don't
really have any time for our families. We don't have
friends that aren't doctors. But we have this one day,
one day where we get to be like everybody else. One day
to be normal. A day where... nobody liv and nobody dies
on our watch. It's like a gift. So I just thought we
should appreciate it. That's all. I gotta set the table.
A day without surgery. Who swallows a wishbone whole?
(Drops wishbone in tray) dr. Bailey, why are you working
on thanksgiving? You work the extra shifts and get the
extra practice. And I'm trying to get in all the
practice I can... before the baby comes and I have to
take time off. My husband isn't thrilled I'm working
thanksgiving, but he isn't a surgeon. So he doesn't get
it. Oh. You and dr. Burke? Yes. He would've made a good
father. Hey. You coming? Not enough interns. I gotta
cover the floor. What would you have done if you were
him? Would you have the surgery? You would have the
surgery. I would want the future. Or to be asleep again.
One or the other. Nothing in between. I honestly don't
know what I would want. I know you don'T. Okay. If you
get a chance, you can scrub in later. I'll probably be
at this awhile. I thought you'd forgotten about me. No.
Where are ronny and jerry? The nurse told them that the
cafeteria was open. Oh. You didn't have fun today. It's
not that. No. No, I didn't have fun. You hurt your
brothers' feelings. Dad-- you did. They talk to me like
I'm stupid. They call me "georgie." They've never
treated me like I'm one of them. George, jerry is dry
cleaner. Ronny works in the post office. I drive a
truck. You're a surgeon. You're not one of us. I know it
and they know it. And you make sure
know it. Dad-- I'm not-- I'm not blaming you. It makes
me proud you're so smart, like I did something right.
It's just... we try. We try to include you, but you
don't like the stuff that we like. And we don't know how
to talk about the stuff you wanna talk about. You're not
one of us. But, damn it, we don't treat you like you're
stupid. You treat us like we're stupid. And maybe we
are, but we're your family. Give us an inch, georgie.
Every once in awhile, pick a car. I saved a guy's life
on an elevator last month. I performed open-heart
surgery on him rig there. By yourself? By myself. Just
like a real doctor. Whew. Now that's somethin'. Oh, I
mean, that's really somethin'. (Monitor emitting
continuous tone) I'll take care of it. Winter isn't all
fun. That's the way it is. 'Tis the season #for "sorenositis."
The signs you can tell...
when plain tissue appears,
rush to hide...
behind little, wiggly ears.
Not happy with sorenositis.
is more soothing...
with lotion, aloe and E.
The only one with
the soreness guard guarantee.
The moral: A nose in need... deserves puffs indeed.
This is life...
...this is life in drive. What are you doing here? Oh,
this is beyond bad. You-- sorry, izzie, it's after 8. I
gotta get to the bar. On thanksgiving? It's one of our
busiest days of the year. People need a safe haven from
the bitterness, loneliness, quality family time. I'm
their port in the storm. See you later? Yeah. Good
night, doc. Night, joe. Bye, walter. Thanks for coming.
You can leave, too, if you want. I'not leaving the table
until the hostess does. They're not coming. Even so.
(Door opens) today, I committed bird murder and I was
forced to touch my dad's ass. I get extra points for
showing up at all. I brought booze. Let's just eat. You
know today in the waiting room, how did you know cheryl
was holden's wife? Waiting rooms are full of people
hoping for gd news. She was the on one who looked like
she had completely given up. Yeah. Do you love her? I
don't know. It's good that you're trying. You uldn't be
you if you weren't the kind of person who was trying to
make it work. You think so? Yeah. It means I wasn't
wrong about you. Thanks. Good-bye, derek. Good-bye,
Maybe we're not
supposed to be happy.
has nothing to do with joy. Hey. Hey. You goin' inside?
No. You go ahead. You sure? Yeah. Go make her happy.
Maybe being grateful means
recognizing what you have
for what it is... alex, hi.
And for what it isn'T... you're a surgical junkie. Go
home! Adele's already mad. I'm in trouble no matter
what. Anthere's a whipple happening in O.R. 2. Go home
right now. (Elevator bell dings) this kind of treatment
is why they call you the nazi.
Appreciating small victories... happy thanksgiving.
(Sighs) I was nice. Yeah. I noticed. You don't ask a lot
of personal questions. And you're very hard to get to
know. Yes. My mother owns a restaurant in alabama. I
scrubbed in on a foreign body removal this afternoon. A
guy swallowed a wishbone whole.
Admiring the struggle it takes
simply to be human.
Maybe we're thankful
for the familiar this
we know. You didn't show. I waited. Derek, are you done?
Hurting me back, I mean. 'Cause I need to know because
if not, I... I got to special order a thickeskin or
sometng. There's no anesthesia in sight. Here we go.
And maybe we're thankful
for the things
we'll never know. Is this seat taken? Do you work at the
hospital? No. You're not a brain surgeon or a doctor of
any kind? No. Then this seat isn't taken.
At the end of the day,
the fact that we have
to still be standing... do you want to buy me a drink?
Actually, I do.
Is reason enough to celebrate.