My weekend trip to San Francisco was lovely. I drove up and down the steep hills early on Saturday morning, soaking up the fleeting stillness of the ci…
I was born in 1993, five days before Michael Jordan announced that he was retiring from the Chicago Bulls in order to pursue baseball. I don’t remember…
It was an almost 90-degree Friday night in Las Vegas, and despite the oppressive air, there were so many people out on the Strip that I could barely ta…
Last week, I was walking from Times Square to my mom’s place in the East Village. I was going fast, knocking down the blocks like dominos, while also t…
I had been on I-80 for 20 minutes or so when I found the perfect truck to follow. Whenever I drive on the freeway, I like to find a good truck to be be…
It was late February when the ants began to die all around me. One day I walked into my bathroom and shrieked. There were maybe 10 dead carpenter ants …
I don’t often feel excited about checking the mail. Credit card offers and mattress coupons don't exactly get my blood pumping. But when I pulled the b…
A few months into the pandemic, when it became clear that things wouldn’t be normal for a very long time, I started to miss strangers. I thought about …
My father used to drag my sister and I out to Huntington, Long Island to visit his father (“gramps”) and his brother (“Uncle Al”) a handful of weekends…
Whenever I am watching a movie or TV show and there’s a scene where one of the characters is driving while chatting with someone in the passenger’s sea…
As a recent football expert, it is my job to inform you that the Super Bowl is this Sunday, on the Columbia Broadcasting System. If you’re still confus…