G: "Are we going back to the old hallway?" (driving home from California) -May 3
Sp: "Mom, I wish candyland was real and that we lived there." (doesn't every 5-yr-old?) -May 3
G: "Some reason places are goooood places. and nice places. They're good places, and real." -May 3
Seeing me putting ice into a glass of coffee,
G: "I want ice water!"
Sp: "Actually, it's iced wine." -May 8
G: "Mommy, God told to get in this hot car for a long, long time. And God said the whole world to get in this hot car for a long, long day." -May 10
G: "Always, Adam and Eve always eat fruit off that tree." (the story happens the same way each time, no matter how we wish it would end differently! i feel ya, little one!) -May 11
Sp: "I know why it's called 'Starbucks.' Cause it sounds like 'fourbucks' and everything there is four bucks!" (she's got insight, that girl!) -May 15
Sp: "I want a mommy just like Journey's. Just the same as her, just the shape as her! With the same hair." -May 19
G: "I'm five."
Sp: "No, you're not, you're only two."
G: "I'm actually two half old." -May 19
Sp: "You'll always be my mom, but you're also gonna be like my grandma, cause you're old." Reflecting a little further, she says astonished, "I don't know how my Opa and Oma stayed alive this long!" -May 19
G: "Last time, at the coffee shop, I scrumbled, and there was a baby in my hand, and I poured it out..."
me: "You scrambled?"
Sp: "No, she means stumbled."
G: " No, stambled; no, scandaled!" -May 21
Sp: "Mom, in college are there great big tall sky scrapers?" -May 21
Sp: "If you're first on land, you're gonna be last in heaven." (love how she called Earth "land!") -May 23
(Playing house with British accents)
Sp: "Oh yes, my dear, it's very simmering." -May 24
Sp: "I want to go to Superhero camp!"
me: "Well, they have something for you too! They have princess camp for girls and superhero camp for boys."
Sp: "I think monkey camp is also for boys." -May 25
G: "I want some mango!"
me: "It's not mango, it's honeydew."
G: "I want some honeydude!" -May 28
(We were all brainstorming names for characters in a story.)
G: "I know! Apple-face!" -May 29
G: "You're erupting me!" (interrupting) -all the time!
Golden likes to bring people a book and say, "Can you read this to me in German?" If they don't know German, they then tell her so, and she gets all disappointed! I don't think she would mind if it were in English, do you?