"Ah, that hit the spot," said Lynn in her Bobby voice. "Now I have to go to the bathroom. Can I go in the house?"
"No, just go in the bushes," said Annette's doll Patty.
"I don't want to," said Lynn's ridiculous Bobby voice, "and besides, that's not polite when you're a guest at someone's house. Why can't I just go inside?"
I was working on adding the sun-rich highlights to Wyxetta's blond hair -- spilling across her arm and onto the flower petal -- as Annette continued as Patty. "We can't let you in because we're locked out."
"Then I'll break the door down!" said Lynn as Bobby.
Switching to her Tuesday voice Lynn assumed a shocked tone "What? That's even less polite than peeing in the bushes!"
"Well how did you get locked out anyway?" asked Lynn's Bobby voice.
"We lost the key!" said Annette as Patty.
"Where did you see it last?"
"I accidentally dropped it in my bra," said Annette's Patty voice, "and now I can't find it anymore!"
Lynn laughed. Then continuing in her Bobby voice she said "I'll help you find it!"
"Bobby, stop it! That's so naughty!" said Annette as Patty.
"Lynn!" I called. I looked up from my painting to see Lynn putting the Ken doll's hand up Annette's Barbie doll's shirt.
Lynn looked up nonchalantly. "Could you maybe go paint in another room?" she asked. Then she went straight back to her Bobby voice. "Hmmmm, what's in here?"
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Just then we heard the front door open, which meant that Dad was home from work. That was enough to make Lynn stop. "We'd better just open the door," said Lynn's doll Tuesday.
Next I started sketching Wyxetta's friend Adrianna. Adrianna was flying upright near Wyxetta's flower, right where Wyxetta would see her if only she were to look up from her daydream.
Adrianna was balancing a leaf on its point on the tip of her nose while hovering perfectly still in midair. Adrianna was a bit of a tom-boy, but she was as beautiful as Wyxetta. I was so entranced by sketching her that I lost track of Lynn and Annette's game, which had moved on to some silliness about trying to keep Bobby from going into the kitchen.
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