I took the week off so I've been walking my daughter to school. This is the conversation we had this morning.
Taylor: Kayla couldn't stay up late during my sleepover cuz she had to wake up early for her audition of The Nutcracker.
Me: Yes, I remember. She was auditioning for the role of Mildred, The Not So Magical Sea Cucumber.
Taylor: No. She is going to be a Snow Fairy. You always make up the most random characters for K.K.'s audition.
Me: Hahaha! I'm sure that's not the case. I'm pretty sure that she auditioned for the role of The Paramecium though.
Taylor: A paramecium?!! A paramecium ?!! What kind of ballet has a paramecium in it?!!
Me: The ballet of one celled organisms.
Me: Oh wait! Isn't she going to play the part of Bertha, The Wolverine who is fond of pocket lint?
Me: Is she going to be a rock?
Me: A brick?
Me: A pebble?
Taylor: No! It's none of those things that you make up in your head.
Me: Ok jeez... Exactly what kind of stone is she going to be?
Taylor: (sigh). You just don't get it.