A school trip:
The state capitol:
"Oh, look at that...animal up there. Uh, mountain lion? How cute."
"Mommy?" she asked, completely perplexed. "What are you talking about? It's a bear."
The final quiz on the bus to the airport:
"What is the California state product?"
I whisper to my (adult) seatmate: "The silicone breast implant."
The drive home:
"What was the best part, Mom?" asked the son.
Go listen to some good music: Die Walküre by Richard Wagner (b. May 22) and "How Soon is Now?" from the album Meat is Murder by The Smiths (lead singer Morrissey b. May 22).