Friday, November 28th, 3:00pm
Ingrid and Joanie (and Phoebe)
Ingrid puts Joanie on the window seat and sits in the aisle seat.
Joanie: (whining) I don’t wanna go on the bus.
Ingrid: We don’ have a choice so jes’ sit down an’ shut the fuck up.
Joanie: (whining) But mom!
Ingrid: I to’d you, shut up an’ jes’ look out the window.
Joanie whines and punches her mother.
Ingrid: Look d’you wan’ that thing for Christmas? That stupid toy you been aksin’ for?
Joanie: Uh huh.
Ingrid: Then jes’ shut the fuck up and look out the fuckin’ window!
Phoebe taps Ingrid on the shoulder from behind.
Ingrid: (turning around) What the fuck d’you want?
Phoebe: (handing her a card) I work at a local women’s shelter. If there’s anything you need you can call that number.
Ingrid: (stares at the card) Yeah? (looks up at Phoebe) What can y’ do fer someone whose kid won’ shut the fuck up?
Phoebe: (smiling) We can either help you or we can call Children’s Aid, if you prefer.
Ingrid: (studies the card) Yeah, I’ll give y’a call.
Next stop: Saturday, November 29th, 8:00pm