Friday, February 29, 2008


Sitting down to dinner tongiht.
"Let's say grace before we eat. Dash would you like to pray for us?"
"I will."
Carlye chimes in.
She is about to start when Dash says
"No, I want to!"
"Jesus thank you for ketchup, thank you for fish sticks, thank you for tomatoes, no thank you for these." (this last part while pointing to the green beans on his plate...Carlye and I sneaking a peek at each other, trying not to laugh)

Friday, February 15, 2008

I heard that

My friend showed me this website the other day. Its all about posting random things overheard in not-so-private conversations in public places. It started out just in NY City, but now they have multiple categories so you too can submit your own. Nothing serious, usually just random snippets, one sided phone conversations, etc. Most are posted to make others laugh, which means a good number are vulgar (maybe I should have mentioned that before posting the link).

However, the whole idea of a website devoted to posting parts of overheard conversation, definitely struck me as something quintessential to life post-internet. It is hard to think of another forum that would allow random strangers to share funny and amusing bits of overheard conversations with other random strangers. It is probably a good insight, although an admittedly warped one, into the American psyche as well. Here is one that for some reason struck me as especially funny:

Beer store employee: Can I help you to your car with that?
Middle-aged customer: I'm a woman. I gave birth. I can carry a case of beer.

--Verona, Pennsylvania

And this one just for the Adlards:

Girl #1: Ugh, I hate Honda Elements. They're so ugly!
Girl #2: Yeah, but did you know that you could, like, fill the whole thing with water and it would still run perfectly?
Girl #1: Why would you want to do that?
Girl #2: I don't know... But you could!

--W 42nd & Broadway

Friday, February 8, 2008


I saw this video today (not during class, rather during break between classes, because I never am distracted or bored during lectures and if you hear any different don't tell my mom who now gives lectures to nursing students and would bring the pain) and thought I need to share it with all my family and friends (or at least the small select few who read my blog, even with my poor performance of updating at present). So here it is folks, a homage to one of the greatest television shows of all time. Anyways, what a show! And it just gets funnier the more you watch it. (Also, there is some language in the song, but you can mute it). And yes, I own all three seasons on DVD, so anyone who wants to borrow them just let me know.