Me: Good morning!
Mom: What're you doing?
Me: Drinking coffee.
Mom: How'd Ethan do last night?
Me: Great. He talked for a long, long time then finally fell asleep.
Mom: The justice department is opening a criminal investigation into BP.
Mom: This could sink them.
Me: So is Dad in town on his birthday?
Mom: I think he'll be in Virginia.
Me: Let me know what time he'll be getting back on Friday then.
Mom: Lady Gaga is being tested for lupus. Apparently it runs in her family.
Mom: Okay, bye.