Matt and Mandy

    “Matt and Mandy,” Friend, Nov. 2006, 17

    Matt and Mandy

    Matt and Mandy

    Illustration by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki

    Mandy: Let’s have a thankful contest.

    Matt: That’s one I’m sure to win.

    Mandy: I’m thankful for trees.

    Matt: I’m thankful for dogs.

    Mandy: I’m thankful for pumpkin pie.

    Matt: I’m thankful for mashed potatoes.

    Mandy: This could go on forever.

    Matt: Yeah, neither of us will ever win.

    Mom: Maybe you’re both winners for having so many blessings.

    Mandy: Congratulations, winner.

    Matt: Thank you, winner. Same to you.