server: can i get you something to drink?
maya: yes! you can get us something to drink.
brin: here, shawna, you can have the yellow one (marker).
shawna: oh, thanks.
brin: it’s yellow like your shirt.
shawna (oblivious to what brin has just said): what do you color on?
mama: she said it’s yellow like your shirt.
shawna: oh. YEAH! you’re right.
brin: aaaaahhh, ah, ah. ah.
dane: aaaaahhh, ah, ah, ah.
brin: i’m talking to him, mommy! i’m talking to dane!
crying from the girls’ bedroom
mama: what’s wrong (fully expecting her to have wet the bed)
maya: i had a bad dream.
mama: you had a bad dream?
maya: yeah. it was about bees. how do you fix it?
mama: well, if it’s a dream, you wake up!