It would seem that Elizabeth II couldn't deal with us giving Dame Maggie Smith a title, so she had to give her one, too. The Dame is now a member of the Order of Companions of Honour.
Really, Your Highness, must you be petty?
And look at our Maggie --- isn't she lovely? And (as my mother would surely have pointed out) what magnificent posture.
Got Hannah to her test on time this morning. She seemed good then, and when I talked to her a little while ago, she said she felt good about it. It'll be a few days before the results come in.
I took lots of back roads returning to Athens; just trying to enjoy the early-Saturday-morning lack of traffic, and the changing leaves. Northeast Georgia is mostly pines, but every little while you'll come across some some trees with color.