The speech and language component of The Not-Ever-Still Life.
“Honey, she asked you not to look. Please give her the same privacy you would want.”
What do you want me to do? I can’t put my eyes in prison!
Prepositions and dispositions
E: Why is it called ‘drop off?’ I mean, you don’t drop your kid off the car…you take them inside! You don’t drop them OFF!
L: Yeah! But if it *is* ‘drop off’, why is it ‘pick up?’ Shouldn’t it be ‘pick on?’
E: It can’t be ‘pick on’ because that means teasing. So maybe it shouldn’t be ‘drop off.’
L: So if it’s ‘pick up’ then maybe it’s ‘drop down!’
E: No, that’s a menu on a computer.
L: You can get noodles on the computer?
A precocious existential crisis
Sometimes I worry that we’re not real, and we’re all just characters in someone else’s dream.
Even if Santa Claus is coming to town
Well, we don’t need to be good for goodness’ sake, because we celebrate Chanukah.
I just can’t eat them. They go down my spine too much.
G’s first three-word sentence
NOT NICE, MAMA!
I cannot WAIT to get my face on that ice cream!
On hail on the first of August
Why is it raining ice? Did this rain come all the way from the North Pole?