Sunday, September 30, 2007

The moon

Chris: Yes, the moon is outside.
Me: Why wouldn't it be?
C: Oh, I don't know.
M: Isn't it good that it's out there?
C: Not necessarily.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

No footprints

Chris: It's better for the environment.
Me: What is?
C: Not to leave a footprint.
M: How do we do that?
C: We're hovering.
M: How are we hovering?! Are we magic?
C: Yes.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Why do you do this to me?

Chris: [laughing] That was funny!
Me: What was?
C: They were taken to another world and all of a sudden their cup of coffee was gone!
M: Who was taken?
C: The do you do this to me?!
M: Because you're funny. And you're sleeping!
C: You're sleeping!

Monday, September 24, 2007


Chris: [laughing softly] I'll try to be nice with the cables.
Me: The cables?
C: Yeah, you know, if everyone is being nice with the cables, I'll try to be unkempt.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Checking in

Chris: What do we have to clean before check-in?
Me: Who is checking in?
C: Well, you know, like, if I was checking in and giving you my name.
M: This isn't a hotel. Why are you checking in?
C: Well, have you ever been to, like, a fair and if you get there early, they pay you?
M: No! Why would they pay you?
C: Because you waited so long. Are you telling me you really haven't done this?
M: Yes.
C: Then you haven't lived!
M: What fair is this?
C: The Winter Festival.
M: Where's that?
C: Massachusetts. Central Mass.
M: So what does this have to do with cleaning and checking in?
C: ...I don't know.

Sunday, September 16, 2007

The gabilona?

Chris: She reached down too far!
Me: Who?
C: The lady on this tv show...she reached too far on the phone.
M: What phone?
C: The one it just showed. It zoomed down on the animal.
M: What kind of animal?
C: The gabilona.
M: What's that?
C: The official animal of the cannonball.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Bad behavior

Chris: That's a good woman! [slaps my leg]
Me: What?!
C: I'm just kidding. I'm not awarding that.
M: Awarding what?
C: Your bad behavior.
M: What bad behavior?
C: You're a woman.
M: That's my bad behavior?!
C: Yup!

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Fruthers and monsters

Chris: Don't forget the fruther.
Me: Feather?
C: Feather. Fruther.
M: What's a fruther?
C: You know, the lighter, slightly edible side of something.
M: Like what?
C: Hmmm, I'd have to think about it. I'm not sure there's a direct parallel.
M: Well, what's an example?
C: I don't know. I'd have to direct you to the website.
M: Ok, what's the website?
C: Hmmm, I think it's on our warlocks' character sheets.
M: Our warlocks have websites on their character sheets?
C: .....
M: About fruthers?
C: .....
M: Have I confused you?
C: Yeah.

Also, a very brief conversation:
Chris: [pointing at the ceiling fan] There's a large monster up there!
Me: Where?
C: Oh, my mistake. I must be imagining things...

Monday, September 10, 2007


Chris: They're all mine.
Me: What are?
C: The fritters.
M: Where are you getting fritters?
C: Mostly from over here.
M: Over there? Like that side of the bed?
C: Mmmmm...

Sunday, September 9, 2007

There is no why

Chris: Mmm...taters.
Me: What is taters?
C: You know. Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew.
M: Why?
C: There is no why to taters.
M: Dreaming of taters?
C: Huh?
M: You said taters.
C: I did?
M: Yeah! Why else would we be talking about taters?
C: There is no why to taters.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

The Print

Chris: Here. [holds out hand like holding something]
Me: What's this?
C: A part of the print.
M: What print?
C: The painting I'm working on.
M: What painting?
C: [pats bed]
M: That's not a painting. That's the bed.
C: You're lying!
M: You're sleeping!

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Beauty time?

Chris: I'm looking for something with a bit more convenience.
Me: Huh?
C: I'm not talking to you.
M: Who are you talking to?
C: The game.
M: Oh. Well, what kind of convenience?
C: More on-screen beauty time.