Maren often gets the short end of the stick when it comes to having friends over. Marissa's best bud lives two blocks away and when they get bored at one house they traipse on over to the other's house to see what they can do about that. Maren often gets left in the dust, unfortunately. Luckily, Mr.
So, that usually means we bust out the trains. Now when Marissa was Maren's age, she could play with trains all the live long day, and love every minute of it. Maren would rather stick with the girlie-girl stuff, which as previoulsy indicated, Mr.
Maren: "Let's say that Lady had a baby train and they were going to go to school."
Tyeson: "OK", as he violently crashes two trains together on the drawbridge.
Maren: "And then let's say both of the parents died." (Do you ever notice how the parents are always dead in kids' stories, or um, is that just my kids? Yikes.)
Tyeson: "Hold that story. I have to go take a pee."
And he runs off to the bathroom and proceeds to accomplish this ( is Maren would indicate to me later) without even closing the door.