Monday, August 31, 2009


"does it have anything to do with Kuala Lumpor?"

-Brian Washam when asked if he wanted to go to Ibn Batutta (ibAN- ba-TOOT-ah) with us. Ibn Batutta is a mall near our house that means "son of Battuta", and "Battuta" means "fun to say in English"

Sunday, August 30, 2009


"are you kidding, life is not bearable without those two"

-Dave Furman after the movie we were watching warned us that it contained "fantasy violence and risque humor"

Saturday, August 29, 2009

8.29- Dallas

"well somebody has to and it ain't gonna be me"

-Amber encouraging me in my role on our team, after I told her that I was probably going to cry at a function we were going to.

Friday, August 28, 2009

8.28- Okalahoma

"it's just a chocolate chip with a java name to it"

-Starbucks dude after I asked him what exactly a "java chip" was.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

8.27- Hills

"It's like living in New Orleans"

-Trey Hill after his washing machine blew up 25 gallons or so all over his house.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

8.26- Fresno

"Then why are you wearing shoes? Asians don't wear shoes."

-a worldly wise third grader after finding out that his shodden classmate was infact asian.

thanks to brian washam for keeping a sharp ear out

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

8.25- Little Rock

"Well then how come she can grow all them flabby arm chubs and she cain't grow no hair!"

-an observant southern man, after finding out that Norah Furman (6 mths) was a girl.

Monday, August 24, 2009

8.24- Hill house

"I guess they find us truffles"

-Allison on why God would make pigs if not to eat them.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

8.23- Dallas

"why bother, its the only way we see him anyway"

-my father in law as the wedding photographer at my brother-in-law's wedding asked me to take my sunglasses off my head for the wedding picture. Thus exposing my closely held secret that I have been sporting sunglasses as a man-headband for the past couple of years.

Friday, August 14, 2009

8.14-the car

"that would mean something, if their second best movie ever made wasn't The Mummy"

-Amber after a friend recommended the new Star Trek movie with the superlative "the best movie ever made".

Thursday, August 13, 2009

8.13-Hill House

"I am against two things in this world: The Man and The Man's Systems"

-Trey Hill as we were scheming ways to essentially commit tax fraud together...we later thought better of our great ideas.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


"How about a shushleighlee?"

-a librarian and her ceaseless quest to maintain the quiet.

thanks to Christine W for passing along the ways of the library
the quote farm

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

8.11-Kansas City

"Those aren't cookies buddy, they're chips"

-Wes Crawford to a 2yr old kid who was rebelling against the norms of childhood snacking by dunking his Doritos in milk.

Monday, August 10, 2009


"you need to add the bad driver little symbol"

-Amber, as a car cut us off with the "very" clever Bono inspired "COEXIST" bumper sticker on it.

Saturday, August 08, 2009

8.8-Kansas city

"Honey, it has a cow face on it. You clearly can not cut onions on it."

-Wes Crawford defending his hesitancy to cut veggies on the meat cutting board.

Friday, August 07, 2009

8.7-Kansas City

"did you just have a barbecue nap?"

-Wes Crawford asking if I enjoyed my protein induced coma that followed our outing for some famous Kansas City BBQ.

Thursday, August 06, 2009


"They just have no sense of decorum"

Tim Pickavance on the problem with children, after his son coughed in his face.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009


"that's Jesus"

-Amber setting the record straight, in response to me saying"No!, No Clifford is not a friend to us all"

Tuesday, August 04, 2009


"I can't guarantee you that you won't wake up in the middle of the night in screaming pain"

- The bed-side manner lacking dentist nurse chic after they accidentally had to leave the nerve of a tooth exposed after they realized that they will need to do an emergency root-canal on what they thought was a routine filling

Monday, August 03, 2009


"they're not like, ride a scooter fat"

-Brian Daskam unimpressed with the level of fattness of the ladies in "More to Love"

Saturday, August 01, 2009

8.1- Coppell

"if you're going to dump out everything in every box you own, you're bound to find the thing your looking for"

-Amber's grasp of the obvious, upon my surprise that she found our long lost diplomas as we are slimming down everything we own to about 100lbs.