"Oh wow, at first I thought you said your dog's name was Farty......I know now that it's Hardy. They both look like great dogs. Of course I would have named Buddy, Oliver. Just so I could say Oliver Hardy dinner time!"
"Okay, your daughter's patio isn't quite as good as yours I'll admit, but from what I can see in the background, she has a pool surrounded by its own private pier. Does your backyard have that? And which one of you is named Jones?"