Friday, July 31, 2009

7.31- Seattle

"Real bikes have GEARS!!!!"

-real biker yelling out of his car at one of the many single gear fake bikers in Seattle

Thursday, July 30, 2009

7.30- Michigan

"Do you know Kung-fu?"

-Yemeni English students to a Chinese decent English teacher.

"YES! of course we do!"

-A resounding chorus of Yemeni English students when asked if they knew how to ride a camel, by the English teacher trying to emphasis that not all stereotypes were true.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

7.29- Hills

"if you keep a vile of your husband's blood around your neck, then you probably smoke"

-trey hill's comment as we were wondering if Angalina Jolie smoked, after we commented that upon seeing some close-ups of her she looks much older than she actually is.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

7.28- Dallas

"in the car"

-the world traveling Aliza Furman (2yr) when asked by Amber where she lived.

Monday, July 27, 2009

7.27- Reading, PA

"that ain't the name of God, Je-HOVAH's the name of God"

-a woman after being told by the Dunkin' Donuts guy that his name, Vishnu, "is the name of God, no?"

Saturday, July 25, 2009

7.25- out and about

"sorry, these diet pills at times might cause uncontrolled weight gain."

-a friend's comment on the possible side effects for an anti-depression medication that also might lead to thoughts of suicide.

Friday, July 24, 2009

7.24- somewhere

"It's not a big deal she’s just playing with the power cord"

-a friend being new superdad, as his 8 month old was playing with his laptop power cord.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

7.23- Houston

"Are you writing down quotes for your funny farm?"

-my mom as I was furiously writing down what she was saying as we were ironically waiting for her to be readmitted into the mental hospital.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

7.22- San Fran.

"it looks like a pack of retirees painted the whole city"

-Amber after walking past the 1000th delightfully pastel San Francisco house.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

7.21- on the road

"Watertowers. One, I don’t even really understand what they do. It seems like every town just has to have one, and its just a matter of whether they’re going to put a high school mascot on it or make it look like a blimp."

-Amber on watertowers on a very long roadtrip.

Monday, July 20, 2009

7.20- Hot Topic

"pooping cupcakes, pooping cupcakes"

-Sarah's 4 yr old astute observation after her mom asked her what the unicorn was doing.

Friday, July 17, 2009

7.17- Seattle

"It's like stoner softball"

-Steven Wilbur as we both were amazed at the large gatherings of very hip looking 20 somethings playing a night kickball on a local softball field.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

7.16- somewhere

"I just wanna go home, have a beer, and wave my magic wand"

-a friend after a stress filled moment dreams of going back to her happy place with her new friend, Harry Potter for the Wii

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

7.15- Santa Barbra

"They're homeless, NOT stupid"

-Benji Bruneel responding to my surprise that beautiful, always temperate, Santa Barbra has a very large homeless population.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

7.14- Starbucks

"C- O- F- ......E-....E"

-a high school girl after she was asked how to spell "coffee" while sitting next to her dad typing on a laptop in Starbucks.

ps. I also realize the irony of me making fun of anyone who miss spells something.

Monday, July 13, 2009

7.13- Hills

"I like the way she dances, it's just that I don't want to look at her or hear her talk"

-Allison Hill trying her hand at judging Melissa from "so you think you can dance".

Friday, July 10, 2009

7.10- Olympic Peninsula

"Really? REALLY?!!"

Steven Wilbur as we passed this befuddlingly named town.

The likely explanation is not much more comforting from "Phillips, James W. (1971). Washington State Place Names."

The name Humptulips may have come from a local Native American language, meaning 'hard to pole', referring to the difficulty local Native Americans had poling their canoes along the Humptulips River.

Thursday, July 09, 2009


"if you are the someone of the something else, then you probably matter"

-Steven Wilbur discovering the formula for the "i'm someone important" naming scheme, ie: Steven of the Subarus.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

7.8- Seattle


-the behind the counter girl at a Seattle "surf boutique" after confronting her that her surf shop only sold the surfer image because it didn't even sell surfboards.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

7.5- Maryland

"bury me back in Texas, 'cause when Jesus comes back I don't wanna wake up in MARYLAND!"

-Ross Bryant's instructions to his wife for the duration of their tour of duty in the Yankee lands.

Monday, July 06, 2009

7.4- Amber

"I could DDR myself into a coma"

-Amber letting everyone know that DDR is not dead...its just sleepy