The One

It’s there waiting for me. Right there on the subway platform. The B or the D, three or four train cars down. It’s in the elevator, too. The crowded room. The office cubicle when no one is listening, no one …

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Troubleshooting

Earlier today I sat down to write the world’s most profound story. I’d been mulling it over for weeks. Before I write a story, the words circulate through my head. Bouncing around. Picking up steam. Sometimes it starts with a …

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On Moving

For weeks after I moved into my new apartment all of my things sat in the boxes I had haphazardly thrown them in the night before the movers arrived. People came and went, I came and went, but the boxes …

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These Things Happen

I wanted to get home because it was late. I wanted to get home because I was tired. I wanted to get home because the week before had been the worst in recent history and I wanted to crawl in …

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