Sycamore Elementary, 3 p.m.
Katie:Mom, can we go to the candy store?
Katie: Why can't we go to the candy store?
Me: Because I said so.
The Big Red Bomber, 3:10 p.m.
Katie (muttering from the backseat): wish we could go to the candy store.
Home, 3:15 p.m.
Katie: Can I have some ice cream?
Katie: I don't want an ice cream sandwich. I want regular ice cream.
The Laundry Room at Home, 3:30
Katie: Do you have five dollars?
Katie: So we can go to the candy store and I get some ice cream.
Me: (insert your favorite expletives screamed at a high decibel).