"Well, I'll get the tab next time, then. You're so lucky your brother's here too. It must be nice having your family around. Who did you replace?" It was a pretty standard 'so you just got vortexed' question, but she hoped he wouldn't be too upset by it.
Nodding at his other question, she beamed. "Oh, it's something I fell into here, but I would've done it anyway. I like little ones, they're kind of my calling." She didn't go into that any deeper; if he knew who she was, he'd get it. If he didn't, she didn't want to startle him right away.