Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Boy, to his mother, coming out of "Selma": "Why did that movie make me cry?"

(Overheard by JR at the Nickelodeon Cinemas)

Friday, January 09, 2015

Theatre of the Absurd

Six year old boy: "Do you think the doctor will get a whale for the fish tank?

Father: "Mmm, whales are pretty big, and I don't think there'd be room for one."

Boy: "Well...I like spider webs."

(Overheard by JL in a South Portland pediatrician's office waiting room)

Monday, January 05, 2015

Happy New Year!

Coughing man: "I have bronchitis. At least I'm not dead. All of my friends are dead. You don't even know you have friends until they start dying on you."

(Overheard by ZWH at the Congress Street Rite Aid)