Wednesday, August 17, 2005

A. notes - I have seen that Manhattan...

J. and I were invited to a posh restaurant in Manhattan. As J. was leaving the house A. piped up, "I also want to go with you." Thinking of the restaurant J. said, "I do not think they you would be able to come there." Of course, it was a the restaurant the real conversation was about. As A. made clear in her next sentence, "I have seen that Manhattan. Only adults are allowed to go there, but sometimes, children too." [it sounds a little better in Russian].

For the record, she has been in the city on multiple occasions. I think me refusing to take her to my office every morning in skewing her perception of the openness of the city...


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