Thursday, April 30, 2009

4.30- somewhere

"If it was up to me I would have pulled the plug on some of the orphans"

-someone reflecting on various options on how to redistribute their "new" SMALLER income. Thankfully wisdom from spouses prevailed and the plug was not pulled.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

4.29- around Christine

"Money comes and goes, but horse crap is forever."

-wisdom in husband choosing from a girl who turned down a Ferrari having SMU grad for a guy who wasn't afraid of her when came and saw her "very dirty" at the horse stables.

thanks to Christine Willard for keeping those librarians in check
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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

4.28- Coppell

"they're Coppell ducks"

-Allison complaining about the snooty suburban ducks, after she took Sarah to feed the ducks with some stale bread and the ducks snubbed it.

Monday, April 27, 2009

4.27- hills

-do you hear that?
-it sounds like some sort of cat.

-Amber trying to identify the unknown whininess that was emanating from somewhere in the distance; it turned out to be Trey listening to Jeff Buckley.

Friday, April 24, 2009

4.24- around jeff

"I started talking about Socrates and God."

-Jeff Brown on how he found himself excelling at the fine are of "killing the party".

Thursday, April 23, 2009

4.23- Waldos

"figures that something invented in the middle east conserves water"

-Nicole Waldo after learning that the water in the hookah doesn't run dry, no matter how long you smoke it.

4.23- brown town

"i thought that was your new profile pic"

Leah Brown having a brutally honest moment upon seeing the above picture on my facebook quote farm update.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

4.21-Daskam house

"so the Vietnamese Jerry McGuire would say 'Show me the Dong'?"

-Brian Daskam trying to understand the possible implications after learning that 'Dong' was the Vietnamese currency.

Monday, April 20, 2009

4.20-Hill house

"she has the power to make lemon juice shoot into your mouth, so your face goes... *pucker*"

-Brendan's explanation of his sister, "Lemon Juice Girl's", super power.

4.20-Daskam house

"so am I to understand that the drink and the act are both illegal in Dubai?"

-Brian Daskam's distaste for the increasingly fuddy-duddy, old fashioned Dubai, upon finding out that some tourists got thrown into jail for having "sex on the beach".

Thursday, April 16, 2009

4.16- library

"It's ok, he's had his shots."

One librarian's response to the other's concern that the Obama's new dog came from a Kennedy.

thanks to christine willard for keeping up with the librarians
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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

4.15- Janis

"this would make a good cat treat"

Zach Jackson at the Janis Seder dinner trying to swallow some gefilte fish.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

4.14- class

'for example, "I make bed with my girlfriend" '

-one of my english international students giving me the opportunity to think FAST on my feet by answering the question, "what does 'make the bed' mean".

Monday, April 13, 2009

4.13- Church

"is it spicy?"

-brendan hill's (5yrs) theological profundity as he watched us dipping the communion bread into the juice.

Thursday, April 09, 2009

4.10- janis'

"this is like Jew salsa"

-watery eyed and sniffling, Kevin Roden at the Janis Seder dinner as we tried to "man-up" on the bitter herbs.

4.10- hill house

"poop breath, poop breath...brenden has poop breath"

- sang by Sarah (3yrs) about her big brother after he had his adenoids taken out and the healing process gave him breath worth singing about.

4.9- somewhere

"If your Catholic enough to be doing the Divine Hours, you're probably not hip enough to have an iPod.

-a friend frustrated by the lack of a podcast version of the Divine Hours.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

4.8- Roden house

"I love El Guapos, but I always come out smelling like obesity"

-Brian Daskam

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

4.7- library

"I'm all for helping students, but if it interferes with knitting and cupcakes, I don't know."

-more insight into the secret lives of librarians.

thanks to christine willard for always keeping us up to speed with the librarian world.
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Monday, April 06, 2009

4.6- Denton

"happy recession, I guess"

-Brian Daskam after I was so excited and surprised how little traffic I experienced driving from downtown Dallas to Denton in the middle of "rush hour".

Saturday, April 04, 2009


"NO emo, Aliza. emo is a disease."

-Dave to his 2yr daughter as she was requesting "emo yish".

"see. she's already got the emo disease.

-Dave fully concerned after he failed to understand her request to be for the "Nemo fish" she began to whine and yell.

thanks to Gloria as always,
la finca

Friday, April 03, 2009

4.3- Georgia

"she's got her children, and her period. A woman has NO business in the White House."

-one a them "progressives" from Georgia during the election, on her thoughts about Hillary Clinton.

thanks to Christenn in Ireland for sending this along
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Thursday, April 02, 2009


"I couldn't hear what she said... it was in black and white."

- while watching Casa Blanca, a woman comes out of the closet with her "hearing blindness".

thanks to Brian Washam for sending this along
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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

4.1- Dubai

" i'd rather have a hysterectomy."

-Dave having to defy biology to accurately describe his feelings towards the offer to go on a cruise with his wife's whole extended family.

thanks to Gloria for keeping Dubai well represented on the QF.
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