conversation earlier in the week
me: i’ve signed up to bring dinner over on thursday. what sort of food do you guys like?
neighbor: oh, we’ll eat anything, thanks a lot.
me: how about the kids?
neighbor: yeah, they’ll eat anything. they’re not picky. but [chuckling] we’ve definitely had enough pasta to last us a long time.
me: you don’t have a preference for ANYTHING?
neighbor: [to daughter] honey, what do you like for dinner?
brita: [on the swing] i like chinese food!
neighbor: [turning to me] really, we’ll eat anything.
brita: oooooh – and i love rice! yum yum yum yummmmmm.
neighbor: please don’t go to any trouble.