(I'm not rubbing it in that you weren't a part of them, because I'm sure you would have enjoyed just as much as I did. I say it in more of a wistful tone, as if to say, "See what you're missing? Wish you were here!")
D., a friend of Lise's:
"Creamsicles? Everyone loves creamsicles! They're like the mafia - you can't say 'No' to them!"