To my way of thinking, flushing a toilet ought to take everything down and away. No arguments, no talking back. Just take it and go. But over the last year or two, I’m noticing a ‘Bad-et’ trend. Public toilets are becoming aggressive. I shouldn’t have to worry the entire time about those motion sensors going […]
What kind of idiot thinks bathroom carpeting makes for good flooring?
“Eat your vegetables,” was my mom’s dinnertime mantra. I’m not of the clean your plate club, but my mom was, and so the six of us kids were forcibly initiated as second generation members. Now I was lucky because I loved vegetables: any, all and every. (Well… at least the basic betty bounty she laid […]
There was this kid named Jimmy who lived in my neighborhood when we were kids. His name really is Jimmy, because he totally deserves to get called out (sans last name) for what I’m about to tell you. The little twerp was a non-stop nose picker. His finger was perpetually twisting and turning inside his […]
He stands up to let me slide into my window seat. I smile and politely say thank you, put my carry-on on the floor, buckle up and close my eyes. And then I hear it. A sniff. (What the flu?) My eyes fly open and I listen carefully for another sign of illness from my […]