The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Notes on a conversation held at 4:00 am

“Um … Bunny? I think there's a creature in the room.”


“You didn't hear it?”

“Hear what?”

“A … an … unearthly chirping…esque … sound, like a wounded dodo bird.”

“Dodo's are extinct—how do you know what they sound like?”

“How do you know what they don't sound like?”


“Listen … ”

[One snooze period passes]

“I haven't heard anything.”

“Give it some time.”

[Another snooze period passes]


“Did you hear that?

“I … think … so … ”



“Oh, that! It's just the bougainvillea scraping against the window.”



“Yes. Definitely the bougainvillea.”

“Well, if that's all it is then … zzzzzzzzz­zzzzzzzzzzzzz­zzzzzzzzzzz”

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