She keeps, however, bringing bits of paper home on which she details her desires for a larger and more exotic family.
The text reads "My Ant Rosie* is in Japan to see her mommy. She is going to moov acros the oshin to North America." Here it is with her picture of the exceptionally colorful airplane on which she intends Aunt Rosie to move to North America.
*Margaret has no Aunt Rosie, formiciform or no. She has invented her, along with a cousin Lucy who lives in Morocco. When pressed, she says that Rosie is a great-aunt, so we wouldn't know about her.