Talking about my daughter’s soccer practice on the commuter train

At 37, Peter sits on the train, his wife is cooking dinner at home, as he reads his book, his daughter Jeannie, 5, waits at home.  Peter contemplates how lucky he is to have a loving wife and daughter at home for him.  He doesn’t love his job, but he feels safe and secure and… Read More Talking about my daughter’s soccer practice on the commuter train

Little Deaths, Masks, and the Existential Joke (Halloween Party)

I got into bed Saturday night at 3 am, exhausted from a night of exerting the effort of facial expressions required to match the synthetic enthusiasm of drunk people. The night concluded with an Uber ride that was 1.6x the normal fare because of the increased demand, as all the drunks migrated home, some with… Read More Little Deaths, Masks, and the Existential Joke (Halloween Party)