LXXXVII: Naughty or Nice?

I've told you, John, it isn't a fair question. What if you are being naughty so as to advance the side of nice? And yes, I do believe the end justifies the means.

Unquestionably naughty.
In any case, we're doing this now. You know, holidays and decorating, and (apparently) hats.

This is before the children got hold of it.
And here is the "after."
(We escaped to the mantel.)

And then, of course, we must deal with the fact she has a birthday coming up and people are beginning to give her things. Like a new bag:

And boots:

And . . . board games?