Monday, December 29, 2008

First-Class Stickers

Location: At Home

*Aylen is playing with postage stamps*
Felicia [to Aylen]: "AYLEN! Did you just get into the stamps? You can't use those! Stamps are like money."
Aylen: "No. Stamps are like stickers."

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Aylen Is Two Years Old

Location: At Home

Felicia [to Aylen]: "Aylen, they will not let you go to school if you don't walk to the bathroom on your own!"
Aylen: "They won't let me go to school anyways becuase I am not three."

Monday, December 22, 2008

Bath Water

Location: In The Bathroom

Felicia [to Aylen]: "Are you drinking the bath water?"
Aylen: "Well, not any more."

Felicia Dances Like Elaine Benes

Location: At Home

*Felicia, Aylen, and Senia are playing around; Felicia is dancing to a song from the television show "Imagination Movers"*
Aylen [to Felicia]: "I don't really like it when you do that."
Felicia: "What?"
Aylen: "THAT!"

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Detachable Penis

Location:  World Market

Aylen [to Fernando]:  "Did you take your penis with you to work or to school today?"
Fernando:  "Well, seeing that it is kind of attached to me and that I was at work, you can say that I took it to work with me."

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Portrait With Santa Claus

Location: The Galleria

Felicia [to Aylen]: "Are you going to sit in Santa's lap and ask him for a kitchen set tomorrow?"
*Aylen slits eyes and pauses*
Aylen: "No, thank you. I'll just stand."

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Rocket's Firebird Rescue

Location: The Galleria

*Aylen grabs a feather and shakes it, then dissapointedly drops it*
Aylen [to Felicia]: "That is not a magical feather."

Poor Santa Claus

Location: At Home

Felicia [to Aylen]: "Are you going to cry when we visit Santa Claus?"
Aylen: "No. And I won't kick him neither."

Monday, December 15, 2008

Ariel, The Little Mermaid / Singer

Location: At Home

*Aylen is listening to "Ave Maria" (Schubert's "Ellen dritter Gesang")*
Aylen [to Felicia]: "That sounds like Ariel."

Eating Trash

Location: At Home

*Felicia is on the phone and hangs up, sees Aylen doing something funny*
Felicia [to Aylen]: "Are you putting trash in your mouth?"
*Aylen spits out pieces of cardboard*
Aylen: "Well, not any more."

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Radio, That Antiquated Technology

Location: At Home

*Felicia is listening to NPR on the radio*
Aylen [to Felicia]: "What is this?"
Felicia: "The radio."
Aylen: "There is no picture."

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

A Compliment

Location: At Home

Aylen [to Felicia]: "Mom, you are so cute and funny. Can I have another cookie?"

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Aylen Is Frida Khalo

Location: At Home

*Aylen notices a painting which pictures Frida Kahlo, and studies the eyebrows*
Aylen [to Felicia]: "That was me when I was big."

"Sueno de una tarde Dominical en la Alameda Central", by Diego Rivera, 1947-8.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

It's A Camera

Location: At Home

*Felix, Felicia's father is given his wrapped birthday gift*
*Felix starts opening his gift*
Felix: "Hmm, I wonder what it is."
Aylen: "Ahh, it is a camera."
*Felix finishes unwrapping the camera and notices that it is indeed a digital camera*

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

The Other Senia

Location: The Galleria

Felicia: "Senia!"
Aylen [to Felicia]: "Who? Me?"
Felicia: "No, Senia."
Aylen [pointing to Senia]: "Who? The other one?"