High holidays

(Scene opens with Beta Unit doing the Every Goddamn Morning The Same Question because he has no concept of the passage of time or the ability to read a calendar)
Beta: What’s today?
Me: May the Fourth.
Beta: What’s tomorrow?
Me: Revenge of the Fifth.
Beta: (pauses, puts the references together) You’re funny mom. No, really, what day is it today?
Alpha: Today is Star Wars Day! I’m going to do nothing but Star Wars stuff when I get home from school!
Me: (considers the cultural importance of the day against her relative disinterest) Okay. After homework.

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