Playing poker by kerosene lantern.
Bossy loves poker in her real life too — but nothing beats those games played while camping and intoxicated with the smell of the surrounding campfires, not to mention the alcohol consumed.
The first thing Bossy’s family does after setting up their campsite is collect the lake pebbles which will act as Poker Chips, and about that: who knew Bossy and her family had such stringent codes for the appropriate size and texture of pebble?
Maybe this Favorite Thing is too obvious, like saying Bossy loves the downy fur of a puppy or the smell of garlic as it hits a skillet of olive oil.
In that case, this photo could easily represent another of Bossy’s Favorite Things: oil cloth table coverings— especially this oil cloth which Bossy’s mother brought home from Mexico a handful of years ago. It’s not that it’s very Mexican, but it is representative of those hole-in-the-wall corner stores that sell yards and yards of this kind of stuff for nickels.