“I have a stitch in my head, and it’s fun! And I think I can do it!” – Emeth, on his new embroidery stitch idea
“If you’re hot you should eat chili sauce. If your cold you should eat hot sauce.” – Emeth
“The comer outer’s too close.” – Annie, referring to the faucet as she dips her head in the sink to wash her hair
While walking up our hill with Vitalia, dragging a small sled…
V: Can you ride in here with me?
D: I think I’m too big.
V: No, I mean when you get smaller.
D: I don’t think I’m getting any smaller.
V: Well, I’m a big girl.
“Stir it up like bluish, blackish night.” – Vitalia, on her yogurt and frozen blueberry mixture
“It’s all tangy.” – Vitalia, commenting on her tangly hair while reaching for the comb.
“This is a pepperoni book.” – Vitalia, observing the planets on the cover of Exploring Our Solar System
V: Is this Libbery [Liberti] Church?
D: No, this is First Congregational Church of Woodstock.
V: Oh. Is this the Singing Church?
D: Yeah, we sing here.
V: Oh. I love a Singing Church.
E: [Picking his nose] This side is boogie-er. What’s a boogie?
A: It’s a boogie.
M: Boogies are like junk mail. You need to blow the junk mail out of the mail box.
M: Dad, they’re stolar panels.
M: Because they steal the energy from the sun!