She leaned into his hug, resting her head on his shoulder. "Always good things," she said with a little laugh. "And don't worry, I know you have things that need doing. My nephew and sister are with me, it's nice to have them around."
She led him into the kitchen, pouring them each a cup of tea and pulling the naan out of the oven. "And to answer your question, I'm doing alright, I suppose. Feeling less centered than I'd like, I had a brush with...something last week, left me a little shaken."