A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

When you take public transportation to get to work, you tend to see the same people all the time. Maybe not every single day, because unlike most other transit systems, here in New York, during rush hour, the trains run every few minutes. So even if you leave your home at roughly the same time … Continue reading A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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Pay It Forward

I recently visited a friend down South and something interesting happened. We went to have breakfast in a local diner and as we approached our table, my friend noticed that there was a credit card on the table. She picked it up and gave it to the server, who brought it to her supervisor. As … Continue reading Pay It Forward

On Exhaustion and Bookstores

So, here’s another Friday. For city employees, it’s a three-day weekend (Monday is Veteran’s Day here in the U.S.). A friend asked me what I was going to do over the weekend and I told her my plans. Then I said, “No matter how long the weekend is, it’s never enough time to do everything … Continue reading On Exhaustion and Bookstores