Friday, July 7, 2017
Like I talk to my cats?
— MET security guard after other security guard gives her advice to “do it authoritatively”
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Did you see what we have!?
— Extremely nice manager of Murray’s pointing to Sloppy Blue on special menu. She also remembered my name and stretched the special another two weeks.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
— Henry on source of great painting he found
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
— Doug to desk, House of Cards
Monday, July 3, 2017
I love birds.
Sunday, July 2, 2017
He delivered me!
— Lily on meeting man who delivered her
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Who doesn’t love hats?
— Baby Driver
Friday, June 30, 2017
— Rincon Argentino in Cold Spring, NY
Thursday, June 29, 2017
I usually just sing happy birthday to myself when I’m stressed.
— Lily on test day
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Guy in the Porsche keeps gunning it, from 140th, we’re in the same place, unbelievable.
— Man on bike on Riverside Park by Christopher St.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
If you don’t flush the toilet, the resale value…
Monday, June 26, 2017
For our masters.
— David Rosenthal
Sunday, June 25, 2017
That sentiment echoed Mr. Fenn’s. Growing up, he spent most of his summers in Yellowstone National Park, and he was shot down twice in Vietnam, where he flew 328 combat missions in 348 days.
— Jonah Engel Bromwich, “Colorado Man Is Second to Die in Quest for Buried Treasure,” The New York Times
Saturday, June 24, 2017
I like the Breakfast Sandwich.
— recommendation from The Meatball Shop Westside manager
Friday, June 23, 2017
What it means is that if, if you have any fact which you think is really sinister, right? Is really obviously a fact which can only point to some sinister underpinning, hey forget it man, because you can never on your own think up all the non-sinister perfectly valid explanations for that fact.
— Josiah “Tink” Thompson, “The Umbrella Man,” “Errol Morris | Interview | TimesTalks,” YouTube
Thursday, June 22, 2017
One of my husband’s favorite things about this house.
— Neighbor woman (from the very friendly family who just sold their house) on me photographing ice cream on books outside
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Now go get an ice cream sandwich.
— Grace (I had said previously I would get an ice cream sandwich if my cover got approved and if it didn’t I would get an ice cream sandwich)
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Two shoes sitting in the bathtub.
— Vampire Weekend, “Diplomat’s Son”
Monday, June 19, 2017
I ate steak every night.
— Guy (who sits on other side of free book shelf) talking about how great his vacation was, he used this line to each person who asked
Sunday, June 18, 2017
A senior gentleman who is a long time resident routinely distributes mail to straw box by apartment doors.
— Routine Procedures sheet