HARK, A POST

That’s supposed to be the sound of Sparrow coming down the stairs, btw.

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Sparrow: Mom!

Ms. Applebaum: Baby girl! Come give your mother a hug.

Sparrow: I’ll get your bag. By the way, our fridge is almost empty . . .

Ms. Applebaum: I’ll take you shopping, of course! Aside from that, how are you doing? Tell me everything. Is the job going well?

Sparrow: Internship. And yes!

Ms. Applebaum: You’re working to change the world. You can call it a job!

Money isn’t the important part! Why, back in my day–

– Oh, hello! I see you have new roommates!

How cute!

Sparrow: Ah, yes . . . Forgot to mention — we got pets!