Two Ply

I wondered how it was I had found myself on the bus hugging a 12 pack of toilet paper on the ride home. My coworker was going on a Target run during the day and asked if I needed anything.  Like a psycho, I answered, “Toilet paper,” without hesitation, thinking it would save me from … More Two Ply

Bus Nightmares

“Oh fuck, I am SO SICK”  I heard the guy on the back of the bus yell before I listened to the distinct sound of him clearing the phlegm out of his throat and spitting it on the ground. I instantly regretted that I’d chosen to read on my commute to work instead of putting … More Bus Nightmares

Something in the Air

“I genuinely don’t have the patience for this,” I thought to myself while sitting on the bus ride home from work listening to two grown men bitch about how the bus should go faster and then proceeded to heckle the driver, telling her when to merge into traffic and to speed up. I’m convinced the … More Something in the Air

Incognito

I was already tired and annoyed when the man sitting across from me on the train decided that belting out a song and dancing in his seat was a good idea in a public space.  It escalated to anger when we were at capacity, all of us commuters shoulder to shoulder and miserably gasping for … More Incognito

Cookie Monster

I couldn’t tell you when Girl Scout season starts, but for me it is typically flagged by some child in a green vest looking at me with sad eyes on my way out of the grocery store when I’ve already spent more money than I anticipated on things like cheese and wine.  Whoever came up … More Cookie Monster