“What’s the first thought that pops into your head when I say red?” “Red? When he says my job is the wife thing. Red, that’s what I see!” “Who is he, Lorraine? What’s his name?” “Will. His name is Will. Will is training to be a fighter pilot. Air Force…

The side door pushes open and Mel, huffing in with the cold wind, sets and enormous turkey on the washing machine. “Look here,” she says to the party in the steamy kitchen. “It’s a last-minute mark down and it’s grain fed,” Every counter is set up with someone chopping or…