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
Saturday, June 17, 2017
— Lily complimenting the apartment
Friday, June 16, 2017
Have a good weekend sir.
— Extremely friendly 75 Rockefeller Plaza Lobby guard
Thursday, June 15, 2017
— Joe Biden, “Biden Talks Trump, Faith And Fate In Front Of A Live ‘Fresh Air’ Audience”
Wednesday, 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
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
It’s going to be all right Ben.
— Kait on seeing me struggling
Monday, 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
Sunday, June 11, 2017
It’s a light and tumble journey
from the East Side to the park
— Simon & Garfunkel, “At the Zoo”
Saturday, June 10, 2017
You help us? You’re the king!
— Main Dumbo moving guy
Friday, 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.
Thursday, 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.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
I can’t complain.
— Vending machine guy
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Happy to do it, Steve.
— Frank Langfitt all the time on NPR