Mother (to the kids): Let's go!
Me: Add an "aye, oh." Gives it more pep.
Mother (grins): Aye! Oh! Let's go!
Me: Thank you.
(She did the accent well, too. Probably better than I did.)
I'm missing my job and I'm missing the airport.
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