Tag Archives: rush hour

Mice and Little Men

I’m on the number 6 train that’s turtling down Lex, packed in like a sardine. Feeling lucky at first, getting a seat, till a woman, the width of a warehouse, decides to plop herself down, pushing me against a man … Continue reading

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Susannah and the Fat Man

I was coming back from a job during rush hour on the L train, a line I never take. There I was, squashed, in-between a woman with 8 shopping bags, and a young kid whose backpack was practically smothering me. … Continue reading

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Schmucks In Our Midst

Schmuck, from the Yiddish word smok meaning penis, according to Webster, is a foolish and contemptible person, a nice way of saying someone’s an asshole, or a dick, if you will. Sadly we encounter them when we least expect to. … Continue reading

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The Insane Train

Last Friday, coming back from a job, I took the Number 6 train home. In all my years of riding the New York subway, I don’t think I’ve ever been on a wilder, crazier train. It was like a circus … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Want It?

I had an early appointment downtown this morning so as I waited to cross 79th Street I watched an older man I actually knew, jump in front of a well-dressed woman to steal a cab.   This sadly is common behavior … Continue reading

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