mom " so we have a few gifts for you from your aunt for the baby. we'll get them to you whenever we see you next."
me " well, i'll be down in june for my shower."
mom " ugh. june is so hot."
me " well, i need to have the shower before the baby is due. besides the shower is in hermosa beach so it will be cooler there."
mom " we're going to a wedding in june for a second cousin of yours that you don't know. "
me " um. okay. who is it and when are you going? "
mom " it's june 21 in kansas."
me " um..that's the same date as my shower. "
mom " well, he comes from an unstable family. you know, he was born out of wedlock. so i want to be there to support him."
me " so you're going to some guys wedding who you barely know instead of my shower?"
mom "you sound like you have a cold. are you sick? "