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
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
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)
June 20, 2017
Two shoes sitting in the bathtub.
— Vampire Weekend, “Diplomat’s Son”
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
June 18, 2017
A senior gentleman who is a long time resident routinely distributes mail to straw box by apartment doors.
— Routine Procedures sheet
June 17, 2017
— Lily complimenting the apartment
June 16, 2017
Have a good weekend sir.
— Extremely friendly 75 Rockefeller Plaza Lobby guard
June 15, 2017
— Joe Biden, “Biden Talks Trump, Faith And Fate In Front Of A Live ‘Fresh Air’ Audience”
June 14, 2017
Recently, Hillary announced her steadfast opposition to the winning candidate using a military term, saying she’d joined the “Resistance.”
Imagine if Trump lost and then announced that he’d joined the “RESISTANCE.” He’d be accused of trying to activate right-wing militias.
— Ann Coulter, “COULTER: The ‘Resistance’ Goes Live-Fire,” Breitbart
June 13, 2017
It’s going to be all right Ben.
— Kait on seeing me struggling
June 12, 2017
You know how they check the receipt at IKEA? You just go back and get a second of everything.
— Lily’s brilliant realization
June 11, 2017
It’s a light and tumble journey
from the East Side to the park
— Simon & Garfunkel, “At the Zoo”
June 10, 2017
You help us? You’re the king!
— Main Dumbo moving guy
June 9, 2017
If it were lower it could be a navel orange.
— Super friendly guy at work, who always chats with me when I’m cutting something I just printed, on my Jason Polan shirt.
June 8, 2017
I like it when these two right here start arguing.
— Guy in line for Greek truck on the guy who takes orders and the woman who puts everything on top.
June 7, 2017
I can’t complain.
— Vending machine guy
June 6, 2017
Happy to do it, Steve.
— Frank Langfitt all the time on NPR
June 5, 2017
Do you get good sleep and don’t drink? It shows in your eyes.
— Photographer to me
June 4, 2017
Mastering of your
— book by David H. Barlow, Ph.D. & Michelle G. Craske, Ph.D. from Lily’s Grandma’s library