The scene: The four of us (Me, Wife, Daughter, Dog) are walking around the neighborhood, 6 month old daughter slung to me, dog on his leash. As we pass by the house of a family we don’t know, an adolescent girl hangs out a front window, holding the screen to said window. Her father is in the front yard walking toward her.
Adolescent Girl: I dunno, it just fell out.
Dad: You know why it falls out, don’t you?
Girl: No, why?
Dad: Because you girls bent the crap out of it sneaking out at night.
Girl (protesting): We don’t sneak out… (conversation fades as we pass the house and continue down the street)
I look down at my six month old daughter, innocently sucking on her fingers and drinking in the sights and sounds of the neighborhood around her. Hmmm…