Saturday, July 3, 2010

family: ... sitting and wondering....

here's a conversation snippet that accurately captures certain aspects of our household at the moment:

(preparing to have some neighbors to dinner)

me (calling upstairs): Hey M, where's the mop? Is it downstairs?
M: I don't think we have one any more.
me: Really?
M: We got rid of it... 2 years ago? It was old and awful.
me: Ah...
K: What 'mop?'
L: What mbop?
M: I used a rag that last time I cleaned the floor.
me: A rag?
K: It like vacuuming?
me (looking at her): Ah...
M (laughing): Yeah, K. Kind of like that.

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