Monday, September 30, 2019

It's Decorative Gourd Season

Mom to teenage daughter: "Oh, wait, did you want to get a funky gourd?"

Daughter: "Nope."

(Overheard at the farmer's market in Deering Oaks)

Monday, September 23, 2019

At the Fair

Middle-aged woman, watching an 8 or 9 year old boy swinging a mallet at the strength tester: "I could totally kick that guy's ass."

(Overheard at the Common Ground Fair)

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

What Doesn't Kill You Only Makes Vacation Better

Woman to man: "That is what people do when they're on vacation. They see stuff and do things. So go back to the hotel, take some aspirin, put some ice on it, lie down for a bit. Then you can go out later."

(Overheard by JR in the Old Port)

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

It's the Law

Male tourist: "A whole lotta Subarus in Portland..."

Female tourist: "Really high per-capita rate."

Male tourist: "Yeah, I think the rule is two Subarus per person here."

(Overheard by EWW in the Old Port)