Elijah-- Quotes of Note
11.95-- Elijah was asking about night vs. day, so we dragged the globe down
from the attic, I put a post-it note with a big X where we live, gave Elijah the
flashlight, turned out the light, and we had a science class. He seemed to really
get it, how when it's daytime here, it's nighttime in Japan, etc. His last comment?
"We live on that post-it note?" I reponded as only a wise professor could. "Time
06.95-- (Elijah) Dad, are you gonna die?...(Dad) Not for a very, very, very
long time....(E) I don't wanna die. It's not fun to die. You go tell the die
people that I don't wanna die....(Dad) There are no die people to tell, but you
don't have to worry about that. We're all gonna live for a long, long time...
(E) You go tell the die people. They're very, very far away, in Cambridge....
10.94-- (sitting around the dinner table eating roast chicken)....(Elijah, pointing to chicken) can it walk??...(Dad) no, it can't walk...(E) why can't it walk??...(D) because it's dead...(E) why is it dead??...(D) because we're eating it...(E) is it real??...(D) yes it's real...(E) where's its face??...(D) it doesn't have a face any more...(E) I think I see its face......
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