I think he is lining them up to leave them for Santa. Notice the letter waiting by the glass of milk.
And sprinkled with nutmeg, of course. (I know some people use cinnamon, but that is only because they’re wrong.)
She hates it when they splash the wine in the glass. “A smooth pour! I want a smooth pour!”
Today’s strip is even funnier for me because last night I went to the store and bought…eggnog! Great timing!
It is like a Multiverse version of Gil Thorp—each day you have no idea which particular universe you are observing!
I think that’s it. As a fictional character, he could still be there, but you can understand how painful it would be for Georgia to have to draw him. And she doesn’t need more pain.
I assume that both parents are dead, which is why the grandparents need to watch the grandkids.
Check out the June 10, 2021 strip for Lupin doing just that!
Margaret Rutherford made a delightful Miss Marple!