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In Her Shoes Script Your 10-year high school reunion.

Oh, everybody wants to make a good impression, and I was making mine on...

Ted? Tad? Whatever.

I know, not exactly Most Likely to Succeed...

but it's not like I had a law degree to brag about...

or a Rittenhouse Square apartment, or a fancyjob.

- Oh. - Or a job, period.

- Man. - Is that it?

Yes, baby, that's-that's it.

There are women... thinner women...

who have lace bras, silk thongs...

things designed to excite a man.

A thong would look ridiculous on me.

I wear cotton briefs.

My life is about working long hours...

planning trips I never take...

and settling for love found on the pages of romance novels.

And because things like this never happen to me...

the lawyer in me wants proof.

Hold on.

Is this Rose Feller?

Who is this?

My name's Todd. I'm here with your sister.

Things like this, on the other hand, happen all the time.

Those are my shoes.

You know, it is actually possible to attend a reunion...

and not wind up passed out on the bathroom floor.

called. It wants its hair scrunchie back.

How are the fashionable girls wearing their hair these days...

when they pick up their drunk sisters in the middle of the night?

Is that even a dress?

Just drive.

- Shit.

You're drunk!

Shh. Don't let Sydelle know.


I was very clear.

You can only stay here if there was none of your nonsense.

- Excuse me. I'm gonna go to bed. - And throw up all over my white carpets?

Absolutely not. Take your things and go.

.I don't care. "My Marcia's coming for brunch. He needs his rest. this? .. What. . . Take her home with you. you two really know how to make a girl feel special.. I'm sure if he were given the choice of resting up for your child or talking to his own..Where is she supposed to go? . ..... My Marcia and her husband are coming for brunch tomorrow. . It doesn't move anymore. It doesn't. Gee. Did you just raise your eyebrow? I can't tell. Take her home with you.No way.Your father's asleep." To stuff her anorexic face. is. .I don't care.I want to talk to Dad about this.No way. he'd choose me.

for one. and appalled.None of your business. Well...No! Ooh! . Shut up. Life doesn't have to be this hard. maybe went back to school? . Maggie. If you just prepared a little.Is there a man in this house? . Shh! Don't. you know. Mag. Who is he? ...Maggie! Maggie! He's cute. Maggie! .Shh! . give me that! .Rose Feller! .Shh. Am shocked. I.No.A human man? .

. finished up there.Good morning.Besides that. Retard "U.. You do realize I'm drunk. . Maybe it'll help you figure out what you're good at. You have so much potential.Right. don't you? Remember Honey Bun? How long did we have him for? A day.." . That was a good day.Oh. .If you just went back.Oh.. I know what I'm good at. 'Cause that worked so well the first time. .. . I mean the literacy place. right.

. This is my sister. What do you got? Oh.It's not a problem.Good morning! .Hi..Jim. Where does she get the time to do this? Okay. I could've sworn I had some s here. shit! .Hi. .I'm sorry about that. Sherbet.Good morning. .Is that English? . Rose. . Shejust dropped by last night to visit. I love you. . Right. All right. Maggie.

shut up! I had technical difficulties. You say that like that's something .Who's next? . No. Maggie. he's gorgeous. % of married women met their husbands at work. his place or yours. Look.There's a man in this picture? Oh.And smart and totally. Mine's a little crowded these days. smoldering. they can also go very good. ..No! . .Can you make that a full pound of the hot sopresata? .Thank you..You got it. Office romances can go very bad. . Well.Trust me. .Made it up.Where did you get that statistic? .Just till she finds a job. his. You know.. All extracurricular activity happens off-campus. .. .

. unfortunately.. so you'll need to get it to me by Thursday. All right. The settlement discussions for the Donaldson case have broken down completely. she's my sister. I'm supposed to go to Chicago. Why do you let her do this to you? Because. Simon.. so we'll need to start gearing up for trial. What's your name? Maggie May Feller. you should start drafting a summary judgment motion. And.she's remotely capable of. uh.. to do some recruiting interviews .. you should put together a deposition schedule today. I'll need to see that before we file it. okay? Let's get to it. Ellen. Listen. What's yours? Some of you who had plans for the weekend are.. going to have to cancel.

It's cold there.I don't know. .Yeah. it's. how much did it cost you to get up there? . but it's my kid's birthday..Chicago? .. Feller? . uh. I promised I'd be the clown. Rose. come on. Guess who's in New York waiting for her callback to be the next MTVveejay? Well. like you said. I mean. um.. gee.Any interest? Chicago? . If I could drag an associate along to help with interviews so I don't fall behind.Aw. . .. Out of curiosity. . Uh.Oh. I don't know. . Your weekend.Buy some mittens.Can you go for me? . pretty cold there.

That's me.Excuse me. you see the screen with the words on it? Just read what it says. look into the camera. . andjust.Maggie May Feller! I have to go. Would it kill you to be supportive? I mean. . Now. right. It's good to be back. would that just send you into "anaphallic" shock or something? Anaphylactic.Who cares? I'll make it back. . Just let it shine through.You're next. not "anaphallic...Welcome back. Oh..." .. Maggie.. . and give it that.. that personality.Thank you. when MTV hires you and makes you a great big star.. . Maggie May.

..Okay.LuckyJeans for three weeks. Employment history? What was your last job? . Well? Are you famous yet? Aposition in retail. .Just relax. "It's Friday afternoon on".Why'd it end? . .Okay. "It's Friday afternoon on TRL and later today"...Okay.Oh. . You okay... whenever you're ready. . "It's Friday afternoon on TRL and". Take it back. Let's try again. Maggie May? Yeah.

. . Wanamaker's Fragrance. but I also don't want you on my couch for the next three months. And before that was the restaurant. Before that? The Limited. well. just.Forget it. come on. if anyone asks. You really don't want to do this right now. . Oh. Wanamaker's Accessories. right? The Canal House? . I'll let you do my résumé if you let me do your makeup. The coupon says %! % of the total! % of ! Do the math! What's your problem? Okay. say it wasn't challenging enough.And before that? Before that? The Gap.Some crazy bitch with a coupon.. do you? No.

.Please tell me you just made that up.. and I'd rather not do it looking like a $ hooker. Let's go pick out an outfit for inspiration. just better. .. Oh. Shoes like these should not be locked in a closet.. you don't even wear most of these.Shoes! You know... ..I don't have... at some point today.. . I promise you'll still look like you.. come on. They should be living a life of scandal and passion. . thinking that he just went back into the bar to get his cell phone. Shoes. I have to face the world.. getting screwed in an alleyway by a billionaire while his frigid wife waits in the limo. .These are cute too.Why? I don't know..

. if you're not gonna wear them. Shoes always fit. .Patience. Eww! Maggie. I get something out of them. Thanks. . How would you ladies like to join us for something wet? .Look. . Food just makes me fatter.Something for you ladies? I think we're gonna just take a minute. Clothes never look any good. . don't buy them. When I feel bad.It's a vagina. no. I like to treat myself.I thought I was getting a drink out of this.Don't slouch. Leave them for somebody who's gonna get something out of them.What is that? .

no. I don't know what's wrong with your girls. are you hiring? . uh.Thank you very much. and.... My Marcia's vagina is so perfect. it's in a museum! What can I get you girls? We'll have two stacks of whole wheat honey pancakes. My Marcia never uses the word 'vagina'!" Oh. Why. but my Marcia's vagina is made of solid -karat gold. my Marcia doesn't even have a vagina! Oh. all right.. please. my Marcia has a vagina. and a side ofbacon. .You know what? Sydelle's right. Oh. You're completely obscene. because I say "vagina"? "Michael. .Thank you.

so you don't have to mooch off me for everything. I think you should work. What are you talking about? I just got us two rounds of drinks. That's why my Marcia still wears a m. ..I'll bring an application. . My Marcia never eats pancakes.. Cuervo Carl got the drinks. and only because he hoped you'd sleep with him. No. .It's an opportunity.To do what? To work the graveyard shift serving pancakes to cops and whores and drunks. Rose. What? I can't believe you just did that. we were having fun for once. Did what? "Are you hiring?" God.

. and then all the men who foot your bill now will be buying drinks for girls half your age. I didn't. . Eventually you'll be older. .Fine.What are you doing? . you know.... you better think of something. And what are you gonna do then? Well. Where people actually make money without seducing anyone. that has nothing to do with sex. Obviously. They're pathetic. You're not gonna look like this forever.. There's a whole world of commerce out there. You need a job. or you'd starve. Maggie. 'cause middle-aged tramps aren't cute..Well.

He sent me instead. . Hey. Almond croissant? Still warm. Hi. Thank you. Shit. wondering if you guys are hiring? Hi.What? . Mag. Great. Grab yourself an apron. .Squeeze.Oh. Your car's here. Danvers got busy. Mag. . Miss Feller. . uh. Sorry.We got all sizes.Eww. .Sit down. I was. you get used to it.You know about anal glands? .

.Yeah. What brings you here? .She's pregnant? .I'm being evicted. I can't come right now. you should go change. We're already late. Michael? Because if you're not. . I need this space. Sydelle. Stepmother. I'll get there when I get there. I thought I heard your voice. .Hello. .Are you gonna wear that. You can put it all in the basement. Daddy! . Mustn't be late. okay? Thank you. baby.She will be very soon. .Hey. No. I'm converting it to a nursery for my Marcia's baby.Hi. hi.Maggie! . Look.

Maggie.Will you stay with me? Okay.Yeah. Well. Don't look at me like that. Shit. . I'm not gonna start with your butt first.I've already eaten. Oh. .Bon appetit. okay? I'm gonna wait for us to get to know each other a little better....They've stopped loving you? We are within walking distance to three of the best restaurants in the city.. . Grease is not a food group.Mmm. Feller. my Marcia.. how do you stop loving somebody when.Stick around. try not to burn the house down. . Mike. .Yeah. tempting. . . have dinner with us. .

it's this impound lot down on South Street. sweetie. God. Oh. We'd be glad to take you too. I'm parked around the corner. Damn it! . . yeah. Do you know where they take the cars? Uh.All right. huh? . Okay.They got you too. . No! Truce.If you want.. Oh! Shit. Here we go. Great. Here you go.Yeah. I'm taking him. .What? They tow on Saturdays.

are we. you know. I mean.Nice way to end your day. .Hey. . I'm Tim. My sister would kill me if she knew I got her car towed...There it is.All right. . . All right.Hey. Grant. We're in like Flynn.Sure.Maggie. . let's go. that would be great. Cool. .Hi. . .All right.All right. All right. . . are we in a rush? 'Cause I could stand going for a drink. are we. go ahead... Nice to meet you. . What's your name? .Yeah.There it is. Uh. Where is this place? We're almost there. Yeah. Nice to meet you.

and.. wait. wait up! Wait! .Ow! God! Aah! What the hell is that? It's Honey Bun Two. hang on. Hang on. . Thanks. we'll see you guys later.So.Grant! Leave it alone! . but you can't just take the car. . I'm just gonna go.. actually. . . wait.You know. You got to pay for it.No. . Well. I'm okay. it's early still.All right. .All right. uh. Yeah. Thanks for the drinks and the fun. You bought a dog.Let me go! .. I mean.What are you doing? Hey. thanks for the ride. Maybe we can go do something.

L. Maggie.. I was scared.And I got home. several of them.. I borrowed him. And now I'm getting a cold. .. which means I'm gonna have to work forever. So did I. I have to be in court in minutes. There were these guys and... I missed two days of work for nothing. Just have my sheets cleaned and the dog out.No.. .... .. and you were gone.. I had. My plane was late. I didn't want to be alone last night. I had a bad night. but you don't see me stealing dogs. by the time I get home..Of course there were. so I don't have room in my head for your problems right now.

I can't. I want you out. Today. You ruin everything. it's me. . without permission. . not one ticket.. Thank you. and I can't make it to court. Maggie.. before I get home from work.Melanie. Rose..Hi. Now.My car has a boot on it! How the hell did my car get a boot on it? Oh. I was trying to tell you. L-I used it the other day.. .Can you send someone to cover for me? .Melanie Dillon..Got it. . You use it. Five years I've had that car. I can't take this anymore. .There's an emergency. . for two days..

.Things were kind of crazy around here. Is. Bitch. if you know you're gonna send Simon Stein in your place. . I work here too. You know. I know. And if you can't make it. then pick up the goddamn phone.Yeah.. you should be in Chicago.. .. Honey Bun. Rose here? .That is not my problem! You are your problem! You figure it out! .Cold.. Sorry I couldn't swing it. if you say you're gonna be in Chicago. Shh...How was Chicago? . It's okay. Jim.Where am I supposed to go? .

. In fact.. she can't even spell it. Mag? Want to give it a try? Come on. immm.. Ji.Oh! Rose. but real stupid. I liked you. sound it out.Nope. Can you. . Pretty. Jim.. She won't even remember your name. Shut up. you fat pig! Did you honestly just say "fat pig"? You are my sister. and the best you can do is "fat pig"? Get out of my life! . Rose. I really liked you.

. well. And where is he now? He's on the beach. what's the matter? . looking at bosoms. Lewis. he said he wants to see me. .I'll get my list. That's wonderful. sorry. Lefkowitz? All right already! Oh.Oh! Is there anything I can do? I want bucks. Hey.Okay. I thought it was my son. I didn't know your son was here. isn't it? When's your next train to New York? : . That's the going rate. Mrs. Yeah.

Ah. Ella. Hi.Hello. go for the simplest box. Mrs. . who needs all these choices? It's soap. . Cooking. Every day. Sharla taught me almost everything.Hi. What do you mean? . Well.She's invisible. a date with Lewis Feldman. You know. Never got around to the laundry. finally. when in doubt. I didn't see you. . I can't say that I do. so. no. dishes. You must miss her. Lefkowitz. Oh. You? Well. how to use a cell phone.You look confused. I didn't know your wife.You look like you just had a stroke. . I say.

... He has not.That's ridiculous. it's not a date. bungee jumping? Believe me.... that's good. Well. Where'd she go to anyway? I don't know. Why? What do you think dates look like around here. My dad's. the predatory prick or the shit-for-brains tramp? 'Cause neither one deserves your tears. . I'm just helping him with his laundry. it's a date. I'm sure you're right. Which one are you crying about.He's had his eye on you since he got here. Gives Sydelle one more thing to complain about. I guess. At least she's gone. . You know. Amy. Anyway.

"What makes this tuchis unlike any other?" . I wish. . The Passover one says.Well. and I'm really sorry it happened to you. my husband Ira was in real estate." . Cancer.My son. tell me about your family..Gay? still single..Do you have them for every high holiday? . Immature. . "Boy. Died three years ago. at least he's married.But sometimes I wish you'd just say. Thinks it makes up for the fact that I don't see him on the holidays. that sucks.. Ella.Yeah. ..My son. . .They go to her parents.. Well.. the joker.

Rufus? Is that Rufus? Uh.. Name." Or.. But not the specifics. I just....." How 'bout you? Have any kids? No. walk. I thought she was boarding Rufus for another month.. the dead spouse intro.. Cancer's okay.. when did he die. Rufus. . . God forbid. is Shirley back from Europe already? Ooh. She is. but no one ever says "lung cancer. I thought she. No. I don't have any children. Yeah. "prostate cancer. how. rank. it's the way we do that.That's funny? No.

I work for kennels.Absolutely.Oh.Hi. . you're with the Elegant Paw..I'm..Good girl. . Carol. I give this girl a job. No. uh.. freelance... something like this gets out. You can imagine.Hey.. I see.Hi. Carol. with.. and. .Oh. . She seems normal.. . . ..Oh. .She's just what we need. I'm..Where did you find him? . just. too. for individuals.How much do you charge? Jesus! You saved my ass. wandering around Rittenhouse. she's taken off with this dog. freelance dog-walker. You know.No.. with kennels. . Next thing I know. Molly. . Yeah. .. ... A..

We could split the proceeds. So. . Exclusively. .What are you.. .. it's horrible! You won't be laughing when you're eating government cheese. how does Fair enough? sound for a reward? .. a saint? No.. maybe instead of a reward. it is. . I was thinking.Hello? .and I'm out of business. you could offer your clients my dog-walking services. .Not so much as the Winnebago he left her. Uh.Oh.I don't want a reward.Is this Ella Hirsch? Yes. Hello.

. .. this is my granddaughter Maggie Feller. Mrs. you must be starving.. Well. Lefkowitz.. we've been having wonderful weather.I'm really tired.. fix you something to eat. I just. or. So. it's right through here.. Um.. uh. Well. Well. I'm so glad you're here. are you on vacation.Did you have a daughter named Caroline? Yes. uh. . . let me show you the guest room. No. I'm fine. I can.. Yeah. I'm so glad you called.Oh. .Hi. . that's.Hello.

uh. you said you didn't have children. . The bed's made up. Her name was Caroline. No.Oh. um. I said I don't have children..Uh. No. She died.. she was exactly like that. and there are. Hey. you'll call me if you need anything? Yeah. .Is my grandfather around? . a washcloth. this is the bathroom. Ira passed away over three years ago. I had a daughter. extra blankets in the closet. What was she like? Well.. And I'll put out clean towels and.. she was. So.

Same eyes.She had mental health problems... Rose.Tsk.. um..What? If you ever want to talk to someone. health problems.. I'll pay for it. And running errands. . ... Are you okay? You're not having. same skin. A leave of absence? Why? I'm just. how'd she die? Car accident.. . Well. identical. same face... and. I'm not happy at that firm. But she had. So instead you'll be walking dogs. I think it'll be fun. .

Well.No. If you're ever feeling. The number you have called is no longer in service. .You haven't seen her? . See you soon? Yeah. she is. good morning.All right. . .. yeah.. thanks. Crazy? I'm not the one you should be worried about. she's still with you. If you feel you have reached this recording. isn't she? Oh.. How is Maggie? . She's fine.No questions asked.Thanks for the coffee. Did you sleep well? Fine..

I can make you any kind of eggs you'd like.Yeah.. So. your grandfather and I were never out of the. I wrote. my goodness. were you always out of the picture. what's up with that? . After all this time. or just after Mom died? Oh.I don't eat breakfast.. I drink coffee. . . Birthday cards. This is a surprise. You wrote for a while. We. .. And I never heard back.Oh.I beg your pardon? Well. I just found them. we were always there. I mean.. every year. . Yeah.I have English muffins here. And even after your mom died. I know. Such a lovely surprise.

Come on. sweetheart. Keep playing. You're telling me that your father never gave you my cards? What must you have thought? I thought you both were dead. Does this place have a pool? Oh! Sorry. Come on.Hey.What do you mean. Hey. check this out. come on. Rose! Rose Feller! . Come on. Where'd she come from? Hi. "just"? I guess they got waylaid. Thanks for the money. .

. Oh. Stein.What do you think? . thank you. . We'll bill it to one of your old clients.Okay. how does. Why would I look sick? Oh. Two orders of uni. Not sick at all.There are rumors? How 'bout that? Lunchtime. one masago. .Hey.. You eat everything? . there's no such thing as not hungry for sushi. uh. Come on. . How does Japanese sound? . How are you? Man. you look great.That's one of the rumors. Stein.Oh. Uh. .I'm not hungry.

Two hamachi.Yes! .Tara. It was a special once. Thank you..You just ordered for me.Uh-huh. .Two tako.Okay. snapper.. right? . . .Is it? Absolutely.You know what I'm talking about. ? .What am I. I'm an expert orderer.It's a gift.Thanks. but it's not on the menu anymore. . .. .Yes. Then also that cod thing. What was the last great restaurant you went to? . . . thank you. .Uh. .Okay. And you both got the.I took my sister to Le Bec Fin. . .Okay.

Mmm. Scottish wood pigeon with cabbage. with raspberries and hazelnut macaroon.Ah.I know. . .Thank you.. . . . .The special..Close.. .Okay. . And the chocolate mousse.She got three rum and Cokes and the sommelier's phone number. .. I got the snapper. Well. and porcini cassoulet.. and we'll get. tara..Here you go. You'll want to eat with me for the rest of your life... the foie gras with Roquefort-stuffed fig. I'll take you there.

. come on. Wasabi makes everything better.So.. . Here. So. What are the other rumors? Ah. Rumor two: Head-hunted by Pepper and Hamilton. uh. .Um. . Um.Enjoy. Here. Rumor one: Mysterious illness. Try some of this.. What's rumor three? Affair with a partner gone bad.Friday? Dinner.. Most people are betting on lupus. what time Friday? . Don't worry.Rumor three? . soy? Oh.

That smells good. um. this was.Shit... You put out pictures. . Thank you. I don't think.. this was really nice. people ask questions. There's a paper towel on the counter. : it is.Oh. look. but. how long is this vacation of yours going to last? How come you don't have any pictures of my mom around? Don't you like thinking about her? I don't need to have a picture to think about my daughter.. Simon. .. Out of curiosity.. Mmm. What is that? That's braised veal.

He said that? "I don't want you to have a relationship with my daughters. 'Cause Mom was sick? Because she's gone. That was your father. listen. He blamed me for everything.When? ." .They expect you to tell 'em everything. Yeah. I'm not the one who didn't want a relationship.Oh. Is that why you pulled away from us? So that you didn't have to talk about her with us either? I didn't pull away.At the funeral.Why? Why would he say that? Because he's irrational. I was pushed. I'm not the one who didn't pass along the letters. . . No. yes. and I don't do that. .

Nice and. She sounds like a manipulative little nincompoop..So? You lost your daughter.The girl lost her mother... he didn't want me near you or your sister. .. .. If you had tried harder...Every bad day. .. tried again. He did not want me near her... And after she was gone.It's not the same. you know. after he'd gotten over the whole. . like.It's worse. . I just wonder. every bad episode. you know? 'Cause it would have been nice having a grandmother. maybe a little less lonely. shock and grief of it. or.

I do. What were you supposed to do. . yes. . Shoelace. She was gone. so does a grandparent abandoning her grandchildren. cookie. . I know. Well. For Caroline. You said yourself he didn't want you around.Yes. break down the door? Yes. And you pushing your way into that house wasn't gonna do a thing for her.You don't know that. . How? . For Caroline.How? I just do.She wanted me there.A parent burying a child goes against the law of nature.

eh.. it was a car. How do you know it was on purpose? She wrote a note. . so you will. It wasn't a car accident. It came the day after the funeral. I mean..Mm-mmm. probably tomorrow.. it...I've never told anybody this. not even Ira. Now you can. You didn't because you couldn't. "Please take care of my girls. What'd it say? One line.And you didn't." .. and there was a crash. I'll take it to my grave. ... but.

I am the captain of the softball team. You were always the first one there in the morning . And you tell that to Miss Hotsy-Totsy Pants. you did the best you could in a very bad situation. You have rights. legal options for getting your job back. They took a vote. but I can't not say anything. You got nothing to feel guilty about. I lost. Yeah. it's official. but somehow. I don't know who I pissed off. Either way. So this is where all my boyfriends have been coming from.. bubbeleh. I don't want it back. You don't? I thought you loved it. Or won..Ella. I know this isn't my business. Look.

I was scared of what would happen if I wasn't there... Then why? I don't know.and the last one to leave at night.With law freaks like you there? Never... I wasn't worried about the office.. Maybe. Not because I loved it. Oh. those were the things holding me together. Like. And without them. what? Like the place would fall apart without you? . fall apart.... I'd. No. .... maybe.. me. I guess it was more... and those tasks to get done. and what would happen to me without those people to please. I know.

. politics. If you ever want to join me for a game or a meal. So what does hold you together? For me... No. l. right? That's what you want.But you didn't.. I guess not.. I hope you'll give me a call. It's in the sock drawer.. That's what you were looking for. Wrong dresser. Ella? Oh. the Sixers and good food. What is? My cash. I was just looking for. ... For what? Sorry. God. it's the law.

..I don't know. I can't expect you to want to have a relationship with me. . Clearly.. Maybe. well.. How much money were you hoping to get from me? ...Yes. Maggie. How much do you have? Well.Three grand. I guess after being absent for some -odd years or so. . I think I'd be good at it.How much do you need? .How much what? Money. .. act.Oh. you do.How much? . That you would not have found in the sock drawer. I want to go to New York.

. You would do that? Why? Because I'm your grandmother. .No.I won't give you $ but I'll do this. penny for penny. You get that job.Maggie. . I don't think so.Who is it? . and I will match what you earn. Look what happened. Have we met before? There's a pick-up line with a little dust on it.. stop loafing around here like some princess. Oh.Is that Corinne? . They need help over at the Assisted Living Center. . Last time I ran anywhere was to my wedding.

like years? Give or take.Oh.Hello? .Are the Sixers basketball or hockey? . Well.Are the Sixers basketball or hockey? .She reads to me. What.Hello? . What's your sign? I've been out of the game for a while. maybe nose her out of first position. . but what does Corinne have that I don't? . You could do it. . Maybe you should wait for Corinne. excuse me. Where's Corinne? She's my number-one girl. I'm a little busy right now. Here.Fine.

. Boo! That's right. get back! That's Reggie Miller! You gotta get him! . . I don't care if you have the best three-point shooter in the league. . .. baby! That's what I'm talkin' about. a man who can thrill.Come on. . Look at the best teams in history.That's right. We need a three-point man. Get back. . I can't believe we lost the game. Eric! Yeah.Boo! .Why can't you believe it? We've been losin' all season long. a man who can shoot the pill.He'll make it every time. baby! Yeah.You got to get back on defense.But at the same time.. you need to put points on the boards too.Good.

okay. you won't win games..the Celtics. the Lakers.. What's she like. I see you're a fan of the classics. a sister. . you know. I don't want to talk about my sister. Cheers. . what? .Thank you.He's right..I didn't say that. That-That's my sister's. almost-stale red. the Bulls. It's my favorite.. . Um. . I mean. offense sells tickets. but defense wins ball games. . the sister? She's. Oh.You don't want to talk about your sister. Without defense.Oh.Oh. I hope you like cheap. that. . all great defensive teams.

"so he could take one shirt-veiled nipple.. "to the ripe peak. this.... "while his tongue plundered the soft cavern of her mouth. Captain Jack? "His fingers tangled in her curls... "Jack drew his lips from hers and urged her forward. "into his mouth. .So what's he like. "Kit moaned.. um... "He licked the material until it clung. "She made no protest. her body spasming in response. "then drew the turgid flesh deep into his mouth.. "Kit's gasp urged him on. "Her furnace was alight.

I was hideous. Does this mean that I'm your bitch? Do you want to be my bitch? I have wanted to be your bitch since my first day at Dommel.Oh. not compared to. go..Hmm. embarrassing as this is to admit. her lips parted. . I was convinced it was all gonna come together for me there." Okay. .Go. say.Her eyes were closed.. I'm officially turned on.. Stalin. um. I mean. You have plenty of time to make it up to me. no.Was I unfriendly? . . go! Come on.That's okay. That Chicago trip. I'm sorry. come on! .. .Yes! Go! .

. We eat. Read the fashion magazines." she says. It's either the best day of your life or sheer torture. fine. .What? There's no "fine" with grandkids. .Oh. surf the Net.I don't know.What do you do together? . I don't need television to build a relationship with my granddaughter."Fine.No cable? And she wonders why she and the girl aren't all buddy-buddy. . Huh! That's it? Oh. how's it going with Hotsy Tots? . do things she likes to do. watch the smut on the cable.I don't have cable. .Yes! Yes! So. .

Would you like one? I wasn't getting the same rush. I don't want to.Maggie! . not lubricant. .. Meanwhile. ..Ooh. I needed more. Tonight. I just needed a little kiss to make me feel better.. Charlotte wondered when relationships had gotten so complicated. No. my. whoops! Oh. but now it wasn't working. . but. She yearned for the time when dinner was followed by dessert. Trust me. uptown. thanks. I don't know what I want.. Or maybe I do.Oh! We're having Cosmopolitans.You're new to this. It's all about surround sound.

. Oh. . Okay. . Good night.. . walk up straight now. That night. you would. Yeah.I want children and nice bedding and.Now. Well.Okay. What's up with Lewis? I don't know what you're talking about. and no sugar. And good night...I've seen this one. . .It's funny.Yeah. ...Have a very wonderful day. .Yes. okay.. and have a good sleep. .. . . it was wonderful. polite.Good.Oh.Thank you for everything.I thought so.I can't. .. Thank you. . . they made love the Charlotte way.Good night..

I say go for it. I guess I missed that half.. Just jump him. Maggie! Don't talk like that. is talking about it. You never talked about sex? Occasionally with Ira. but what about girlfriends? The first time you got laid. Well. Half the fun of sex. Here. Kind of. You had to tell someone that. Who'd you tell? . It was my wedding night. Yeah. You missed out on one of the all-time greatest conversations in life.. It was assumed.

We're-We're tight.No kidding. Even when you were so small. We're thick as thieves. Well. Let's ask her down.You don't talk about her. I'd like to know her too. You know. . . She's.The really busy kind.The really busy kind. What kind? .No kidding. .What do you want to hear? We're totally fine. like. you had a bond that I'd never had with anyone. .. really busy. .. maybe if I'd had a sister. You still close like that? Sure.Rose. I doubt she would come. What kind? . She's a lawyer.

live. if he turns out to be..So what do you do? .After that. . I know. . less than perfect..Shop for food. first of all. Take 'em all home.I know his name. Give 'em a brush... Make sure they have water to drink. cook for my boyfriend..Then I'm done. and I'm gonna use the word as often as I can.. All right. grown-up boyfriend before. . .Whatever. . he's not grown up. . You know. there's a consistency to your cynicism which is truly beautiful. but I've never really had a real. None of them are. Hmm. Just don't be surprised.What do you do once they've all peed? Hmm.

All right.I'll call you.I'm kind of a slow reader. I should introduce you. I have a grandson. . Maggie.I gotta go.You don't want to do that.Have fun.Perfect. but yeah. ..And don't be surprised if he doesn't. .Good-bye. since you're not gonna marry my grandson. to be cleaning bedpans. . you know. I am. . . . you might as well read to me. You sound too pretty. Well.. . I'm a slow listener. . I don't mean to be.Are you bad news? Well. You're right. a doctor over in Tampa.

dyslexia? . Oh..... Listen to the words as you're about to say them. . "of. come on. of...Professor.. Nine times out of you'll hear a mistake coming. . losing.. Then again..What are you. you might make a total ass of yourself. and you'll correct it before you make it. ... Poetry's supposed to be slow. Retired. Maggie.. Just take your time.What is it... art.. "The. Iosing".. a teacher? .. I should just get back to work..You know."The. art.

. lost. "seem. "that their. "disaster...... things. "with the. seem. "to be...... intent.. filled.. "Ac-Accept the fluster.... two cities..... "is no.. "Lose... some... "master.. "So many... .. "of lost door keys.. loss.... "something every day....."isn't hard to. "I lost. "may.... file.

....... "continen. though it may look.. "I. losing you.. "Even. "a. oflosing's...... "not too hard to master. art... . "I...... rivers... "but it wasn't a....... "the joking voice.. shan't have lied. contin.. "the.. continent.... "It's.. evi-evident. disaster... "a..... "like. gesture....."two.. "I love. "though it look. miss them..

What's the poem about? . And how about that? Is the love lost already? Is Bishop writing about it as a possibility.Losing? ..What? .I don't know. What's it about? . disaster. in the beginning.."like.Yes.Ah. Unacceptable answer. a probability? What? Well.Love? . ." Well. .. what do you think? Good. you do..

... like keys.. Ah.. .. . 'cause she knows. deep down.. And the way she says it is like... would you call it detached? I think she wants to sound detached.. You know. like it doesn't matter.. And then she... how bad it's gonna feel to lose. Iosing real things. like it doesn't matter.she's talking about. she wants to.Yeah. Lose what? . Her tone. sound.. like..She's getting grandiose. she lost a continent. she gets....

It's very.Hello. A-plus. sweetie. a comfortable home. thank God. .Oh! . good. uh. and he'll have the same. Smart girl. lived in.Oh. not here. Oh. Well. what a. .Oh. .Oh.I'll have a white wine. what can I get you? ..Or whom? Is it a lover? No. Dad! ..Hey. . It's a friend. . Why don't you just make yourself at home. We don't need her drama tonight. and I'll be right back.Where's Maggie? .

About what? . let me see that ring. To Rose and Simon. Bad enough she monopolizes the evening when she's here.Why isn't she here? Is something wrong? . Sydelle. I'd like to say a few words. Look at that. My Marcia? You'll meet her.. You'll love her.No. we just had a fight. Everyone does. Oh. Oh. Really? She's an absolute genius in her work. .Can we talk about this later? Yes. . My Marcia's a decorator. Rose tells me you have a daughter as well. We're all blessed to be a part of your happiness. wow. Please.

.You will. What was the fight about? Mmm. Oh. shit.Your love bonds notjust your two hearts.That went okay. ..I want to know her.. but the hearts of two families. Oh! .Yeah. . Girl stuff.Mazel tov! .Mazel tov! .Mazel tov! . Well. She moves around a lot. it's hard to say. . Where's Maggie? Uh. Dad.Thanks. I want to meet her eventually. you know? She's your sister. .

Does that mean I shouldn't drive? . .I should have used fresh vegetables instead of frozen. They were good. So? Just because you specifically asked doesn't mean I'm going to.No. .So.About what? You were going to invite her down.Really? Yes. . I don't know where you got that idea. You have a family history of lung cancer. . Maggie. I don't think so. You shouldn't smoke. have you heard from Rose? . I have a family history of car wrecks too. I specifically asked you to.So she hasn't gotten back to you. . Maggie.Really delicious. They were great.

and I want to get to know her too. She used to surprise us. . She was special.Why do you? I mean.It wasn't supposed to be. am I not good enough for you? This has nothing to do with you. What was Caroline like with you girls? I mean. as a mom. . Different than the other moms. All right.. how do you remember her? Why don't you ask Rose? Maggie.That is not funny. please grow up. what is the problem between you and Rose? . She's my daughter's daughter.Why don't you want her to visit? .

With your sandwich? Instead of a sandwich. anyway. I didn't know there was a right way and a wrong way. Like? Like. A tiara... I thought she should have been on her medication all the time. . and there was a tiara inside. for me.One time I opened up my lunch box. But I loved her so much.. But loving her in the right way was difficult. What was she like as a daughter? No tiaras.. I had ideas. Neither did I. I had unwelcomed ideas about how to keep her safe.

Maggie? I wish I'd kept my big mouth shut long enough. There she is! There's the bride! Be strong. was far too passionate for her to handle. Stay right here.. Corsage? What is this. You know what I wish.. no condition at all.Ladies? . to hear what she wanted out of life. I'll get your corsage. thank you.Ah.. a prom? .I thought that her relationship with your father... .. So you wish she never had me. And as far as children were concerned. she was in no condition.

come on.Oh. . . for the entertainment portion of our soiree. Scoot..Hello! Hey. it's time. what's she doing? Decorating in last year's colors? She joined Jews forJesus... .Except for my Marcia. . Yoo-hoo! Ladies. Here we go. .Go easy on her. Uh.Oh.Who are these people? .. like gale force winds could stop her. .Marcia's giving her a very hard time these days. Anita. . Jackie. you're not sticking around.. to watch me ooh and ahh over a Mixmaster Deluxe? It's good of you to let Sydelle do this. everyone get where you can see.I have no idea.

.Oh. One thing Rose always had was a great appetite.. nothing stuck. are so thrilled. Oh. . there were romances.Oh! . .Aw! We. who know Rose. my goodness. that this day has finally arrived.Aw. God! Why would anyone want to marry me? I'm disgusting! . . All that time spent with her nose buried in her book. . but for some reason or other.Oh. bookworm.A little heavy.. Of course. For life! Oh.There was a time we had our doubts.

. So why is she giving me this party? She hates me. . .The only disgusting person here is your stepmother. Rose Feller." Young lady... She's hideous. She's crazy! She's sick in the head! Hands down. Engagement should be a happy time.I am talking to my friend! She's crazy.... Rosie. So should childhood and graduation.. best shower I've ever been to.. "All of this is nothing more than the happiness you deserve. Someone else should do it. And happy hour. don't you dare walk out on. someone who can look at me and say. someone who l-loves me.

Dora. Are you dead? What were you thinking. Ma.I wouldn't doubt it. people with teeth. I love you.Did you know more suicides happen during happy hour than any other time of day? ." he says. If you feel you have reached this recording in error.Is that true? ." . The number you have called is no longer in service.Who's Rose? . and the girl's a ninny. "Shut up. my son's finally getting married.There's this thing called privacy. Well. "Just show up in something nice. This from a girl who puts a postage stamp on her bottom and calls it a swimsuit. . going to the mall? The mall is for young people.. you know..

- You know what I saw today? - What?

Pants with "Juicy" written across the heinie. I'm gonna wear that?

Just wear something you're comfortable in.

I haven't been comfortable since the Dodgers left Brooklyn.

What's your favorite thing you ever wore?

- Ever? - Yeah. In your whole life.

My going-away suit from my wedding.

Black and white checks, very fitted.

I felt likeJackie Kennedy in that suit.

Give me your credit card. Give it to me.

Can I get you a size?

No, I'm going to the women's suit department.


- Jackie Kennedy? - Better. Jackie Onassis.

That looks so good on you.

Oh, Maggie, you're so sweet. Good job!

You ready?

I don't know what to wear to a Main Line wedding.

It doesn't matter. Wear whatever you want.

- Believe me, when the bride's name is Lopey, it matters. - Look, th-that looks great.

- Come on. - Really?

- Yeah. Come on. We gotta go. - Okay.

I can't believe you have a friend named Lopey.

- Come on, come on, come on. - I'm sorry. Wait.

Are you okay? 'Cause if there's gonna be any stabbing, I need a little heads up.

I'm fine.

Oh, my God.

Oh, shit. MyJimmy Choos!

Chewing gum?

Oh, that bitch. That bitch!

- No one will notice. - Right. No one's gonna notice that.

"Hi. Hi. Hi! Hi. I can talk, 'cause I have a mouth." My heel has a mouth!

No one will notice.

Oh, my God! What happened to your heel?

Uh, best wishes, Lopey, Jordan.

Thanks, Simon.

"Let the wind die down.

"Let the... shed go black inside.

"Let evening come.

so you'll get no sympathy from me.. .. really? Rose.Can I take that for you? I hear you're getting married.. Congratulations are for the groom. air in the lung.. Congratulations. I've felt horrible about myself my whole life. in the oats...."To the bottle in the ditch. I guess my manners aren't what they should be.. Gee.. You say "best wishes" to the bride... Let evening come.. I've felt horrible about myself for two solid months. "to. "to the scoop." . I am really sorry.

and sometimes I do really stupid things because I can't believe I can. .You know what they called me growing up? Fudgie the Whale. .. I know. ..Was inexcusable. She doesn't even know I'm engaged. I can't reach her. My own sister... Her phone's cut off. What we had. You ruined everything.. Because of you.. No matter what you weighed in high school.. Oh.. please! What we. was really special.That thing with your sister. I have no idea where my sister is. I'm still shocked when a woman wants me.

Ping-ponging between comatose and homicidal. trying to be understanding. Jim.I'm not losing my mind. he'll get all panicked and mad at me.. I can't tell Simon. every day I wake up thinking. If I tell my father. I can't talk to anyone about it. "Maybe today's the day she'll come back. And that. I couldn't bear. trying to be patient.. . And if I tell Simon... God.... Why not? Because. And the worst part is. Here I am.. for not taking better care of her. . he'll hate her. while you lose your freaking mind. . Hi.My best friend.

. She'll. Tell me. Today's the day you look him in the eye.. The guy who treated you like a.. ..I'm right here. you not talking to me... tell me what she's thinking. you not telling me what's going on inside you. I won't do it. no. um.. Lefkowitz.. So this lady today..But no.. she heard about how I shopped for Mrs.."Maybe today she'll look at me like she used to." . tell him what you're thinking. . She'll look at me in the eye. like a disposable washrag. This has nothing to do with him. she. I won't marry you like this. This is about you and me.. no.Simon? ..

. . I'm good with them. I mean. adding and stuff.Said she'd pay. she'd better. if you like.and she asked if I'd do the same for her.No kidding? . That'd be good. I was thinking of doing it maybe like. Well. . that's an excellent idea. I can help. Um.Do you think there's other women down here who would? . a business.. . I'm really terrible at numbers. . Gin.Yeah. .Well. Yeah. I mean. Well. Sure.Are you kidding? Scads.

Turns out I have a grandmother I never knew about.... Our mother was dead. Why are you speaking? You do not have any place in this conversation.Rose? You all right? . How did she find you? How did she lose me? She said she sent birthday cards. Please. Your father thought. Rose. . our father was practically catatonic. .Oh.Sydelle. .She was impossible. .You are not welcome here! . miss.Dad? .Dad? . It was in your own best interest. . no. This is my house.Excuse me. .Are you kidding? I'm fantastic.A grandmother might have come in handy. Please tell me you never got 'em.

Bossy. nosy about things that weren't her business. all right? For her death.The judgment. But Caroline. The blame..Like what? . .What? . I didn't want to be around that. Drugged. .Just everything.She didn't have to. . We were better off without her. .Everything.Dad! . . . and I didn't want you around it.She said that? . She wanted her protected all the time. .For what? What-What'd she blame you for? .What everything? . Because she was bossy? That doesn't make any sense.Trust me. self-righteous.. she didn't want to live that way.For your mother.

Now..... .. .It made her foggy. . Rosie. We thought it would be okay. loving each other. the only opening on Thursday she has is : . . we hoped it would be enough.Yes.. loving you and Maggie.I'll take it. I'm so sorry. She couldn't take it if she was pregnant. There were so many good days.P. I'll take it. .I'll take it if she won't. um. God.Well. take it or leave it. . So.That's right in the middle of dinner. I'm sorry. Oh. M? .

And I'd be honored if you'd go with me. Lewis! Are you looking for a personal shopper too? No.." .Ooh.Pick you up at : . . What are you doing here? You live here? In an old folks home? It's a retirement community for active seniors. to the Tea Dance. you live with our grandmother? . Stempel."Mrs.Ella. Wait. A date..I'd love to. so you.Lewis Feldman.. . . What are you doing here? I live here. . This place just keeps getting better and better.

How'd you find out about her? I can't believe she wrote you without telling me. or lying or having sex with inappropriate partners either. how's it going for you down here? Who's buying your cocktails? No one... . I just haven't felt like drinking. no. Right. Is your mojo failing you already? My mojo's fine. Probably haven't felt like stealing... .Did you come down here just to abuse me? Maggie! I hope you are prepared to be exceedingly rich. It's so sneaky. Oh. Does it offend your strict moral code? So.

Rose. Oh.. Do you remember me? Yeah. Now.Holy shit. Oh. I remember you too. . Champagne. To who? . come with me. . Rose. Oh. .What? Oh. look how lovely you are.No one you know. Oh.Ooh. Smiley and huggable and..because I booked you within an. Look at you. You-You're exactly the same. and engaged? . Oh.. yeah..

.I'm always careful! She hit somebody last week. Rose. ladies! This is my sister. All right. but I am sorry.. I can't believe you're marrying somebody I haven't even met. And there's a store where you can buy eight different kinds of hemorrhoid creams. .Maggie. Widows.Hello.Hi. Maggie. What's he like anyhow? Why? You want to screw him too? I don't expect you to forgive me. watch out. It was a big to-do. .Hi. They run the place. Here come the Queen Bees. Mrs. Haskell.Careful. . .Tell me all about it. . . Oh..

Hi! I call these guys The Bench.Hi. She's a lawyer. Hey.Gentlemen! Hey. Maggie. That's it.Yep. actually.This is my sister.Hi.Hi. guys! . Klein.Hi.Uh..Which firm? . A good stretch. Rose! Good. Lydia. . They're all former lawyers. Have a good day. . . . too. . Rose. This is my sister. . Maggie. Hello. Looking good. I'm just. Mrs. no firm right now. Rose. Maggie.. . ladies. taking some time off. This is the exercise pavilion. And left. from Philadelphia.

. girls.Whoa. . .Oh. look.Look at you.That'd be pretty impossible.Our dog.I wonder if there's a picture of Honey Bun. . God.What are you doing. . .Who's Honey Bun? . I've got some things here I thought you might like to see. you look exactly like her. .You had a dog? . The greatest day. Doesn't she? . Our old living room.Me too.Hey.Sit down. Oh. . . Ella? . Could Mom have been any prettier? Oh.For one day.These are great. . . God.

So she was gonna make a fortune. It was a school day. Which was closed.. Fields.... straight up to New York. and we hung out in the car. every counter. so. oh. . which was. . .That's right. and she drove us right past school.Covered. When it finally opened. . in fudge.Eating fudge for breakfast. the cookie lady? And she figured that her fudge was just as good as those cookies. because we got there at : in the morning. And she put us in our best party dresses and dragged us down to the kitchen. Mom had heard about Mrs. It was still dark out. she was so beautiful.A mess... It was winter. to Lord & Taylor. God. we went in and. You know. . She'd been up all night making it.Mom woke us up really early. We loaded it into the car.

and he looked at her.... . . Mmm. by this time it was : .I don't remember a guy. I guess she talked to some of the store people about the fudge. . I asked for a puppy. Anyway.Why? . all over the jewelry counter.And you got.She was wearing this long. . . And she got it! He was so cute.A Nancy Drew book.There was a guy who just kind of looked at her.At : in the morning? Well.I guess Dad thought it was a bad idea. . Mom said that we could each get one present. she spilled it. Why'd you only have it for one day? . velvety gown. I named him Honey Bun. There was a guy. but I don't remember.

Really? Yeah. . I don't remember a fight. Why? What were they saying? He was saying.I was? . He was really panicked and really. They had a huge fight. He didn't have any idea where we were.I don't know. . No.Oh.. You were in your room with a record playing. really mad at her. about the whole day..No. I think he thought I was too young. .Yeah. .About a dog? . He was just mad. . I put you in there and turned the music on so you wouldn't hear them. and school had called.

God..Mmm.she was unfit. he was gonna have her hospitalized." and she'd say. That's the word he used. It was. He said he was gonna." He'd say. It was Tuesday.. like. there's nothing wrong with me. Oh. months before that. "away. Put her away. Yeah. Something." . And her? "Oh. send her away.. . The poor guy. When exactly was this? November . it wasn't. No. and she died that Thursday. I'm a good mother. .He kept saying "away. It was two days. No.. "I'm their mother!" So he was.

. Why are you still wearing the ring? . . Simon dumped me. How do you tell a six-year-old her mom left by choice? Who told you? No one.Oh. I'm not engaged anymore.But they remained quite close. the tree. God. Why can't I just stay mad at you? 'Cause we're a pair. Was it even raining that night? You were so little.It was on purpose. like Sonny and Cher. They split up. wasn't it? The car.

Simon Stein. Get his number." Maybe not that. . Nice. be an astronaut.He broke up with her. .. . Often a man needs help making the right choice. Yeah. He's not gonna want to come. Come down here and make it right. jerk.Doctor? . you don't know that. how am I supposed to help him? He doesn't even know me. you broke my sister's heart.Well.Do you know his name? . . be a playboy.. . make a call. Yeah.Oh. too many options...So you call information. .Lawyer. . Men can be very confused...I like how it feels. And say what? "Hey. word-for-word. "Simon Stein in Philly".

You know. what if he learns she was in trouble? Or sick. Dora! Don't look so shocked. if you don't have successful grandchildren to brag about.. We know all about you. Or pregnant. . .Oh.So. when you figure it out.So? . down here.So. I hope you'll let me know.. It's not forever. . or he wouldn't have proposed in the first place.He knows your sister. Miss Comes-To-Florida- To-Milk-Your-GrandmotherFor-All-She's-Worth. Well. . It's just to keep me busy till I figure out my next move. don't worry about it. And loves her. dog walking.

. You're Maggie. What are we reading today? A little Emily Dick? A're screwed. L-I just. Did they move him? He died.. nobody.. This is his chart.. the doctor.No. l-I don't work here. You're his grandson. I read to him sometimes. What are we reading today? A little Emily Dick? A little.Were you on duty? .. He talked about me? . Who are you? Um.. This morning. Bummer.

Hey.Don't you think I would tell you if I were pregnant? I don't know. . .No. . frankly. Lewis. You're a very good dancer... What are you doing here? I came as soon as your sister called. Know what else I'm good at? Simon.So you're not pregnant.Never were. . You know. I hope so. .Just a little. Should you be drinking? .Hey. . Who's Fred Astaire? That's Lewis. but.

... . Because without her. I don't make sense.. You need to know this... she will make your life a living hell. You look good. but I never will. anything. And I'll want to. commit her..there were a lot of things you weren't telling me back there. kill her. because if by some insane stroke of fate. I promise. You look like you.. You'll be begging me to kick her out. you do decide to marry me. It was about Maggie. I was protecting her because that's what I do.. anything I kept from you had nothing to do with us..

I will. Look. Michael.I can't believe I'm in Florida. Trust me. Okay.Lewis. Are you sure this is the right place? Only oneJerk Hut in Philadelphia. Ella. this is Michael Feller. . . . .Now. father of the bride. Lewis Feldman. don't buy a wedding dress. No way. . You'll have me in some hootchie-mama monstrosity. you hold her to it.Pleased to meet you. This is my friend. I'm good at this.. I promise. .Yes.You'll come back? . It's gonna be my gift to you. ma'am.

Are you excited? . ...Yeah.Oh. she's. . Yes? Perfect. . really mad. Maggie. . I know. Mag. .Mm-hmm.Don't even think about using her toothbrush. really. . . I know..Welcome. like. She gets really mad if you leave the lid off the ice cream. like. I know her. I'm so glad you're here. Rose will be so glad you're here.And she hates the look of raw chicken. mad. And if she starts humming "Hava Nagila"... Ella! ..I know.Okay.

Mm-hmm. . and someone else at the same time.. it's not always easy taking care of yourself.And if I didn't give them to you? . You should be very proud. . Well. . . . They are so lovely.Old.Right.. ..But not to you.Borrowed. I'm afraid I can't take much credit. I wore them in . .Yeah.Mm-hmm..Blue.Okay. Simon. So. I'll be back in a few minutes. And look at the flowers.. . uh.

I owe you an apology, Ella.

Many, in fact.

I owe quite a few myself.

You'll be entering from...

Oh, yeah, just along here and, um, down these stairs.

- And will someone be escorting you? - My dad.

- That's nice. - Dad.

- Thanks, Dad. - Thanks, Michael.

And now, a very special moment.

Young lady?

Uh, this isn't in the program, 'cause it's a surprise.

I surprise Rose a lot.

Uh, usually, she hates it.

I think, or I hope...

that she likes this.

It's a poem by e.e. Cummings.

For you.

"I carry your heart with me.

"I carry it in my heart.

"I am never without it.

"Anywhere I go, you go, my dear.

"And whatever is done by only me...

"is your doing, my darling.

"I fear no fate...

"for you are my fate, my sweet.

"I want no world, for, beautiful...

"you are my world, my true.

"Here is the deepest secret no one knows.

"Here is the root of the root...

"and the bud of the bud...

"and the sky of the sky of a tree called life...

"which grows higher than the soul can hope...

"or mind can hide.

"It is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart.

"I carry your heart.

I carry it in my heart."

- Mazel tov!

Ah, look at them.

Now, you behave yourself now.

- You'll make sure Ella gets those? - Mmm. Of course.

- Seriously, you can't keep them.

I wouldn't do that.

" ." "Which grows higher than the soul can hope. "It is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart. Simon. "or mind can hide.. Not funny yet? Bye. I carry it in my heart.. and the sky of the sky of a tree called life.. "I carry your heart.... "and the bud of the bud.He's kinda hot. "Here's the deepest secret no one knows. "Here is the root of the root.