Haha—this week’s mini episode is a rapid fire “interview” with Elsie’s 4-year-old daughter, Nova. We hope you enjoy it!
This episode is just for fun and silly, but listening back I am so glad I have it so I can listen to it on repeat when she is, like, 16 years old! Hope you all enjoy it too. xx- Elsie
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Episode 28 Transcript
Elsie: Ok, so this is a special episode, a mini episode, and it is 10 questions with Nova Winter Larson, my daughter. And yeah, hopefully you enjoy it. All right. So the first question, Actually I’m not going to say which one’s which. Because we might change around. All right. Which holiday is your favorite Halloween or Christmas?
Nova: Because I love to wear my lion costume!
Elsie: Oh okay! Which one do you love the best, witches, vampires, or zombies?
Nova: I don’t like any of those.
Elsie: Oh. Which one do you like?
Nova: To pretend?
Nova: I would POOF the window!
Nova: Into a lion. And I would clap, clap, clap.
Elsie: You kind of wish you were a witch so you could do some magic?
Elsie: What is your favorite thing to do at home with Marigold?
Nova: Play with her.
Elsie: What do you play?
Nova: Ring around the rosies!
Elsie: Okay. Which dog do you love more? Dolly or Suki?
Elsie: And why?
Nova: I love both of them.
Nova: Because they’re both old.
Elsie: They’re old, huh? Okay. What kind of job does your mommy and daddy do. You know how grown ups have jobs?
Elsie: What is your mommy’s job and your daddy’s job?
Nova: You blog.
Elsie: Oh! And what’s daddy’s?
Nova: Playing piano and playing drums and his keyboard and his…and his trumpet.
Elsie: Okay. That was a pretty good answer. Okay. What is something that you don’t know how to do yet, but you’re so excited to learn when you get bigger?
Nova: Whistling. Cuz I don’t know how to whistle!
Elsie: Yeah. Try to whistle. Just try.
Nova: *blows air* That doesn’t sound like whistling.
Elsie: Yeah. It’s not a whistle yet, but we’ll keep trying.
Nova: But the little sound is a whistle, right?
Elsie: Yeah. Are you ready for your next question?
Elsie: What is your favorite food in the whole wide world?
Elsie: Rice, and what else?
Elsie: Ooh. Ok. Can you tell me a story of the happiest thing that you can ever, ever remember?
Nova: Oh, you mean our at our old house?
Elsie: Yeah. Anywhere it can be from any time, anywhere in your whole life. What’s the happiest you remember?
Nova: I used to I used to play daddy’s trumpet there.
Elsie: Aww that’s so sweet.
Nova: And I do this *makes trumpet noises*. Oh, let’s do which restaurant do you like?
Elsie: OK. What restaurant is your favorite restaurant?
Nova: Rainforest Cafe.
Elsie: Rainforest Cafe! That is accurate. OK. Let’s see. How do you like sharing a bedroom with Marigold?
Nova: Good! Can I say some words by myself?
Elsie: Yeah. Go ahead.
Nova: And I…mom is the best podcaster.
Nova: And momma’s the best blogger too.
Elsie: Oh, really?
Elsie: Thank you, sweetheart. That made my day.
Nova: What’s blogger mean?
Elsie: You know, it’s like…I write things on my web site on the computer and teach people how to, you know, like paint their walls or make something fun, make a craft, make a recipe…
Nova: Wait wait wait, one day daddy paint a wall!
Elsie: Right. Yeah. Daddy, he’s been on the blog, too. OK.
Nova: And sometimes he was on the podcast.
Elsie: That’s right. What is your favorite song?
Nova: Ring Around the Rosie. Because Here’s how it goes: Ring around the rosie pocket full of posies ashes ashes we all fall down! That’s a funny song. And I love Hakuna Matata.
Elsie: OK. Do you want to sing that?
Nova: *sings* Hakuna Matata. But one day I got to get up and sing it.
Elsie: You did! She got to sing Hakuna Matata in front of her school.
Nova: Yeah. Me too.
Elsie: Yeah. Was that your first time on a stage?
Nova: No. That was in the gym.
Elsie: OK. *laughs)
Nova: Where we play off our balls.
Nova: And we got to sing Hakuna Matata in front of our special friends!
Elsie: Yeah girl. What do you want to be for Halloween next year?
Nova: A lion.
Elsie: A lion again?
Elsie: You know you can be anything you want.
Elsie: OK. So what is your favorite ride at Disney World?
Nova: *sings* It’s a small world after all, it’s a small world after all, it’s a small world after all it’s a small, small world!
Elsie: Alright! Okay, what are you the most excited to do that only big kids can do.
Nova: I already know how to dribble.
Elsie: Oh, you already know how to dribble. OK. What else do you want to learn?
Nova: I want to learn to do it like this big and then catch.
Elsie: Oh okay.
Nova: And that’s what big kids can do.
Elsie: OK, one last question. Can you sing Sugar Town?
Nova: Sh sh sh sh sh sh sh sh sh sugar town!
Elsie: Nice! Oh wait I have one more. What do you want to be when you grow up for your job?
Nova: I want to be. I want to be…I want to be a worker’s man.
Elsie: A workers man?
Elsie: What’s that mean?
Nova: I want to be a worker’s man to work! I want to work on broken things.
Elsie: Thank you so much for being on the podcast Novi…alright, she’s walking away. It’s over.