Friday, August 14, 2009

It begins

As you can imagine, Tink can be a little, um, creative when detailing how her day at camp or school has gone. And now this:

JACQUI: So what did you do at school today, Captain Destructo?
DESTRUCTO: I play on playground.*
DESTRUCTO: I go on ti-yah swing.
JACQUI: Great.
DESTRUCTO: Den dere a fi-yah drill.
JACQUI: A fire drill?
DESTRUCTO: Yeah. Dere fi-yah at my school!
JACQUI: There was a fire at your school?
DESTRUCTO: Yeah, but Grover come.
JACQUI: What?!
DESTRUCTO: It Super Grover! He fly down and save all the friends!
JACQUI: He did?
TINK: No, he didn't.
DESTRUCTO: He spray all the friends with his hose!
JACQUI: He did?
TINK: No, he didn't.
DESTRUCTO: He save everybody!
JACQUI: He did?
TINK: No, he didn't.
JACQUI: Tink. Enough.
TINK: Well, he didn't!
JACQUI: I KNOW THAT. But let him talk.
DESTRUCTO: (who has been talking all along and has, in fact, not taken a breath in three minutes) And den the friends all got to fly to Sesame Street on Grover's back and...
TINK: That wasn't GROVER!
JACQUI: Tink, that is your problem?
TINK: It wasn't Grover.
JACQUI: (fumes)
TINK: It was Oscar.

* But you have to imagine that he says 'l' like 'y' and it is absolutely adorable.


J. Thorp said...

It wasn't Oscar, either -- it was actually Hank, Oscar's purple uncle. But their respective blunders were understandable -- it's very difficult to tell them apart when Grouches fly ...

C'mon, J-Rob -- stoop to their level!

Corey Schwartz said...

OMG, how cute!

Diane T said...

Snort! You are so going to be in trouble when these two get older.

cath c said...

funny, we both blogged convos with our kids for today. mine took a decidedly different turn...

Jacqui said...

Thorp, I was so confused! I like Mrs. Grouch, personally. Close to home...

Corey, thanks.

Diane, I know. I know.

cath, heading over...

Mary Witzl said...

Awww...I used to love conversations like this with my kids. You are smart to write them down: you'll need a handy reference for when they're teenagers and you want to embarrass them in front of their friends.

Little Willow said...

That's hilarious.

Amber Lough said...

Oh that is seriously a Pb in the works, Jacqui. Too cute!!!