in the fade


  1. Dad: What did you do today?Boy: The same. Looked out the window.Dad: What did you see?Boy: The same. Giraffes.Dad: What were they doing?Boy: The same. Eating the clouds.Dad: (silence)Boy: That’s why it was nice out today. I made them eat all the clouds.Dad: Good boy.
[conversation overheard in schoolyard, September 13, 2001]


    Dad: What did you do today?
    Boy: The same. Looked out the window.
    Dad: What did you see?
    Boy: The same. Giraffes.
    Dad: What were they doing?
    Boy: The same. Eating the clouds.
    Dad: (silence)
    Boy: That’s why it was nice out today. I made them eat all the clouds.
    Dad: Good boy.

    [conversation overheard in schoolyard, September 13, 2001]