Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Saga of my Fish


Several months ago, a colleague at work sent out an All Staff email offering to give away his aquarium which contained 2 angelfish. There is also a sucker fish who only appears periodically from the jumble of plants on the … Continue reading

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Falling


“Fine. Good. We’ll close on Friday”, he said, firmly snapping shut his cell phone, straightening his Italian silk tie, the impossibly jumbled complexity of New York City’s skyline painted across his large office window. 8:45 AM and a $10 million deal all but … Continue reading

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The 3 times I have passed out


Number 1 [at my apartment]: My Ex [beaming]: I’m pregnant! [5 minutes later after being out cold on the floor] My Ex [seriously pissed off]: Wake up, for God’s sake! It’s supposed to be GOOD news, you idiot! Me: How… … Continue reading

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The First Girl I Really Liked


Her name was Trish. I  know, it sounds like trailer trash and alliteratively starts with a ‘T’. Nevertheless, as a 15 y.o. boy – she was a sophisticated woman to me. I met her at a High School dance and, rather than … Continue reading

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In the Line of Duty


His eyes snapped open at precisely 7:10 A.M. He hadn’t owned an alarm clock in years because every single day, even on weekends, and no matter how late he had gone to bed the night before, he had woken up … Continue reading

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