[During a conversation about not getting out much due to injury/illness, Sheepie points out a difference between her house and my mother's house ...]
Sheepie: "Well, you have a cat and a dog and your mom."
Me: Yeah, that does help."
Sheepie: I just have engineers. They're not the same as people."
(Wee hours of this morning, 2012-07-31.)