Funny phrases from Elias specially for the aunties and uncles:
“Should I go upstairs?”
“This knife is sharp.”
“Remember? I eat mishtis in Bangladesh.”
“Hanna is in Minnesota.”
“I funny, Momma! I excited to go church, Momma!” (when I told him where we were going)
“Dis my church, Momma? (when we arrived)
“Flavio and Tia Veka in my picture book.” (I have an album of our friends)
“I’m working, Maia.” (when Maia was fussy and Elias was busy “working” at the computer)
“I different.” (maybe this came from us every day being in a different bed, house, or state!)
“Should we go home?”
“I go Lolo’s house.”