Erik- Catherine, mom and dad want to talk to each other right now. Why don't you talk to Mimi? You can say how pretty her hair looks and ask her how she did it.
Catherine- (quiet for a second) Hey, Mimi... How's your hair doin'?
Scene: our family in eating dinner at Noodles in Boulder, home to Colorado University. Guy students fill the table next to us.
Mimi- Hey!! (smiles hugely and points to her chest) Mimi! (as in, "Hey Guys!! My name's Mimi!") The guys engage with Camille and Camille laughs her charming laugh.
Guy Student - She's got the greatest laugh!
Scene: Camille playing with Jack on the floor
Sarah - Careful of Jack's fingers, Meems.
Camille - Surrie (Sorry). (Hugs Jack). Her, Jack (Here, Jack). (pops Jack's paci in to his mouth)
Scene: sitting on living room couch with Catherine, who wants to discuss my wedding ring
Sarah - Catherine, maybe you'll have a wedding ring on your finger someday when a guy asks you to marry him.
Catherine - Daddy's a guy. I could marry Daddy!
Scene: telling Catherine and Camille about our new friend Carly who was in an accident nearly seven years ago
Catherine - Talk some more about Carly, Mom
Sarah describes Carly, ending with - "She needed help, so an ambulance came and took her to the hospital."
Catherine - "We can help Carly, Mom!!"
Camille - "Mimi... hep!" (I can help!)