1. Young One: Say that word you just said again!
Father: Sonic Boom.
Young One: SONIC BOOOOOM!
2. Saw "Up" with the very best "Up" companion there ever was. We were affected so deeply we had to spend a sacred hour in Post-Film Pie Talk. We agreed that honest art is due for a comeback, that "I can't contain myself" is a brilliant description for certain heart-swelling experiences, and that life is worth living as long as you still have the ability to listen to "Rhapsody in Blue" (I added to that, "I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5).
3. Met the most fine-mannered Irish Setter named Finn today.