Fight the good fight!

“Well, I guess I’m going to have to give up and wash the dishes.”
– Mama, looking around at the piles of dishes from last night and this morning

“No, Mama! Don’t give up!”
– Amanda, a bright beacon of encouragement

They don’t have lots of things…

(in the car on on vacation)

“OK, so what do you girls want for lunch? Fried pig ears or pickled chicken lips?”
– Daddy, always good for turning the ordinary question into something outlandish

“Pickled chicken lips? Ew!”
– Emily, after a stunned silence from the backseat of the car

“OK girls, what do chickens NOT have?”
– Daddy, trying to point out that he was making a joke

– Amanda, completely serious