Monday, October 29, 2012

Kind of fun

Young man, to friend: I went to the pep rally and it was no fun. Until that girl broke her leg, and then it was kind of fun."

(Overheard on Brighton Avenue)

Saturday, October 27, 2012

All Soft and Fluffy

Woman to man: "When I was a kid they used to call me biscuit butt cause, you biscuits rise up all soft and fluffy."

(Overheard by JS at Burger King)

Thursday, October 25, 2012

I Hate When That Happens.

Young man to young woman: "You know what I hate about Facebook? I hate when someone posts a picture of me on their wall and it's my mug shot."

(Overheard by KC on Elm Street near the Metro Pulse)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Bad Chi?

Guy number one to guy number two: "I was in a really bad mood when I was making chai."

(Overheard by SD at Local Sprouts)

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Farmer's Market Philosophy

Woman (buying two pumpkins, a peck of apples, and cider) : "I just love fall!"

Man behind counter: "Fall is all right, I just don't like what comes next."

Woman: "You could say the same about living, and I try to enjoy that."

(Overheard by JR at the Westbrook Farmer's Market)

Monday, October 22, 2012


Young Segway tour guide, to older tourist lady, also on a Segway: " I moved to Portland a year ago to get sober, and I've lived here ever since!"

Lady: "Oh, that's so nice!"

(Overheard on the Eastern Prom Trail)

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Another Street Poet

Male voice, 10:00 am, to the tune of 40 ounce beer bottles being opened: "Death, I think, is the only real destination we got. Oh, it sucks."

(Overheard by MS on Avon Street)