Thomas- oh, he loved to see the two of them together like that. It was right. And, he was happy to notice, the physical similarities were quite obvious with them side by side- he hadn't been imagining them.
"What would you think, Bridget, if your mama came and stayed here with us at the inn?" Thomas knew it was likely cheating to ask Bridget- he knew her answer already and, while he didn't want to pressure Abby, per se, he also didn't want her very far away.
Bridget brightened again, and looked up to Abby. "Oh, mama, would you? Please? There's plenty of room!"