Ryan: Hi! Charlie, Wes, come here, Mama's on the phone!!!
Charlie: HI MOM!! I MISS YOU.
Wes: Rossby threw up in da playroom!
Wes: I had a ham sandwich for dinner. We went to da playground. I rode my bike.
Charlie: When do you come home?
Me: Tomorrow before dinner!
Wes, Charlie: Yayyayayayaayaayya!
Ryan: How did your day go? Did you get a lot done?
Me: Yes, it was great! The students did some work on the tower and we had a great research meeting. We spent a lot of time working on the Matlab--
Wes: Rossby. THREW. UP!
Me: Trying to get through the Sandy data. Good day. I got to see Dr. Advisor.
Ryan (to James): No, sweetie pie, I'm not taking pictures, I'm talking to Mama.
Wes (in background): Mama is HERE!!!!!
Ryan: Are you here??
Me: No, I'm in the old town.
Wes, (insistent): Mama is HERE!!!!! There's her car!
Ryan: No, buddy, she's on the phone from far away. She'll be back tomorrow.
(There are muffled sad sounds)
James: CHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESE! CHEEEEEEEEEEEESE!
Charlie: Do I have to go to camp tomorrow? When are you coming back? When can we go to Maine.
Ryan: Wes, buddy, it's OK. She'll be here tomorrow. Before dinner! Why don't you come talk to her some more. It's OK.
Me: Hey, Wes! Tell me more about the playground! How was the rest of your day?
Wes: Papa gave us ice cream.
Me: Great! That sounds awesome. You know what I saw today?
Me: A prairie dog! It was just like Ross, only tiny. And it was eating--
Wes: Rossby threw up in the playroom! (giggle giggle giggle)
Ryan: OK, everyone, time to get ready for bed. Everyone say goodnight!
Charlie, Wes: NIGHT!!!!!
James: Might might!
Ryan: I can't wait to see you tomorrow. Love you! Night!
Me: You too. Goodnight.