Recent Quotes, early November

Charlotte: “Do police officers eat breakfast?”

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Charlotte: “Me and [a kid in my class] don’t get along.”
Me: “Oh, why not?”
Charlotte: “Because we were fighting over the sensory corn. She said she had a better pile of corn than I did. I told her that you’re not allowed to say that, but she didn’t apologize. Then the teacher came over.”

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Evelyn: “I can’t believe it’s finally Halloween. I’ve been waiting all year long for this.”

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We passed a bloodied princess trick or treating.
Charlotte: “I don’t know who that was.”
James: “Well of course, we’ve passed a lot of people we don’t know.”
Charlotte: “No, I don’t know who that costume was.”

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Evelyn: “That witch has a green Scoopy-Do nose.”
earlier–Evelyn: “Who wants to be Justin Beaver for Halloween?”

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Charlotte: “Give me that computer, or else I’ll cut my hair. By MYSELF!”

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Me: “Evelyn, what are you saving for?”
“Nothing. But allowance comes in handy.”

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Ev: “Can we go to Longwood?”
Char: “But all the flowers will be molted!”
Ev: “Yes, but every season, the outside has something beautiful to show.”

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Charlotte left a cup of water in the car overnight. “Wow! This water is really cold! It’s cold as a penguin’s world!”

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Just had the first of what she’s sure will be many electronic file emergency retrievals. Ev: “MOMMMYY! I deleted the WHOLE FILE.” Bursts into tears. Me: “What happened?” Ev: “I suddenly saw a CHINESE symbol and all the words were GONE!”

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Charlotte: “Uh. Turkeys are big. Kind of too big to eat.”

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Overheard:
Charlotte, looking at the calendar: “Ooooooh Daylight Savings Time today!”
Evelyn: “Charlotte, it’s not anything special.”
Char: “What is it?”
Ev: “It’s a stupid time when adults shop for whatever they want and they don’t have to pay for it.”

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We’re really getting in the swing of the holidays around here. Calvin and I were just treated to a kid-created Fall Festival in the backyard, complete with haunted hayride, scary play, fortune telling, and Charlotte popping up from various hiding places yelling “BOOO!”

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Charlotte, laying on the ground with her legs in the air, describing what she wants for Christmas: “I would like one of those dramatic babies that cry when you put them in their cradle.”

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Me, looking at Charlotte’s rainbow colored cuteness: “Charlotte, you are the cutest little girl gnome.”
Charlotte: “Don’t say that. Why are you saying that?”
Me: “Because gnomes are darling. They are so cute, and so are you.”
Charlotte: “Not as cute as a MOUSE!”

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Me: “Calvin, do you want an egg?”
Char: “I don’t think he can tolerate eggs.”

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After playing animal pretend in the backyard with Charlotte for a while, we come inside. Charlotte: “I want to go back outside and play with you!” Me: “I don’t really want to be a deer mommy anymore.” Charlotte: “Okay. How about you’re my deer babysitter?”

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Char is hitting a balloon up into the air, wearing sunglasses, and proclaiming, “It’s a GREAT beach day!”

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Ev: “There was a snake in my school’s trashcan.”
James: “When I was a kid, there once was a black snake in my basement, and my dad killed it with a shovel.”
Ev, incensed: “Why!? Why would you kill it? They’re just geckos without legs!”

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I have a headache and asked Charlotte to get me a cup of water.
She brings one to me a minute later, and says, “Here you go. Just look out for the bug in there.”

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Charlotte: “Are baby fairies’ wings made of satin?”

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