Latest questions for Siri (she calls her “Serious”):
What does cheese taste like?
How does a clock work?
Where do flowers come from?
What color is your hair?
Is Beyoncé your favorite?
Where do porcupines live?
On the rare day that her little sister doesn’t drive her crazy:
I think I’m going to marry Sophie!
On trying an egg sandwich:
I’ll try it someday soon. And I mean when I’m 99.
I am SO not ready to go back to school tomorrow. I’m going to miss waking up and having a cartoon in my face.
On her superhero creation, “Super Tootie Girl”:
My toots are really stinky and I toot on the bad guys and they pass out.
In the backseat of the car:
Ugh! Sophie, you are so complicating!
On worst-case scenarios:
Imagine if you were allergic to cheese puffs and chocolate. What a life that would be!
On best-case scenarios:
Wouldn’t it be so nice if you could wear yoga pants to work with a pillow strapped to your head and your jammy shirt and slippers?
When driving through a college campus, noticing that the buildings were named after people:
So that means one day there could be a Lily Maxine building!
When exasperated from being sick so often:
Me: Are you tired of me asking you how you’re feeling?
Lily: I’m just plain tired.
Counseling a sobbing Sophie through a strep test:
Guess what Sophie!? When I go to college I’m going to invent a strep throat laser beam in science class. So then they won’t put that horrible stick down your throat any more!