Woman to her husband in an airport 

“They found a body in a field in Fairmont.”  “Hmm, did they?” he responds, flipping a page in a book about war.  “They think he was killed in the city, then taken out.”  The husband nods his head once. “Still haven’t found who did it.”  A phone buzzes.  “Angie said she can host the baby…

Right next to me 

“She could’ve sat next to anyone in that meeting today and you know what she did she came in and sat right down next to me. Right there!” – middle aged man to three friends eating at italian restaurant 

Sufjan’s Soliloquy

I  took an extended weekend up to Kansas City with the Tribe of Jones to see Sufjan Steven’s in concert Tuesday. This was my second Sufjan concert, the first being four years ago during his “Age of Adz” tour. The concert was fantastical. Stevens played the entire two hours to a full house, playing his…

The Next Day

Even if we fight I will still be the best damn friend you’ve ever had and text you the next day like nothing ever happened.

Come Down

He said he liked being in the clouds And I said that they’re nothing but air and smoke And here on earth There are trees and grass and rivers Things that grow and are deep with roots A reality that is dirty, but true

A man to his friend

“I mean, she likes hanging out. And she’s very well dressed. I think she is wealthy because she lives in Overland Park. Have you ever been with a Chinese girl?”

Mother and daughter

I’m not letting you wear that. But mom it comes over like this. I can get it in a size bigger. You’ll fall out of it. No. But you said pick whatever makes me feel comfortable and I feel comfortable in this. You look ridiculous. But I like it! No.

Apple Store

Him: “I think that lady needs some help.” Her: “You gonna go talk to her?” “I think I might have to.” “Does she look like she’ll buy?” “I don’t know…. hundred bucks says I can get her to.” “Ha! I don’t have a hundred…. I have a dollar.” “How bout a coffee?”