FUR, n. The substance worn by our most agreeable friends.
THANKFULNESS, n. Emotion we experience most profoundly when everyone else is out Black Friday shopping and the house is finally quiet.
SNOW, n. A cosmic sign for “Maybe you should stay in this weekend after all.”
SAINT, n. Friend who understands that “quiet” is not the same as “dull.”
REASONABLE, adj. The notion that a cat makes an above-average dinner companion.
QUIET, adj. A vague, relative term used to describe introverts; ironically, one we almost never choose to describe ourselves.
PAPER, n. Handy shield on train, bus, or airplane; occasionally readable.