Stories for December 2003

December 24, 2003

The Underground Christmas Spirit

It was one of those spur-of-the-moment things. Just as we pulled into my subway stop this morning I decided I was going to wish everyone in my car a booming Merry Christmas. My impromptu holiday plan would take place…

December 20, 2003

The Theatre of the Barely Socially Acceptable, Act 1

After a particularly difficult and emotionally heart wrenching day at work (is there no other kind?) I was listening to my iPod’s special “Get Over It” mix on the subway home, prepared especially for days like this. While undoing…

December 1, 2003

I’ll Get You My Pretty Yellow School Bus

The big day had come. My wife and I had been discussing this for weeks. We’d tried it once before but quickly retrenched. But it was time: time once again to let the girls take the bus home from…