Month: July 2018

Making of a ritual

In college I worked weekends at Kinko’s helping folks make copies. Being in the heart of the city’s university area we got a veritable crowd of customers: New York designer pomps, humble tenured professors, self-loathing graduate understudies, shrew-handed panhandlers and so on. My favorite was older folks; Kind, patient and with a penchant for speaking …

Straight illin’

This past week I managed to bag myself a lovely summer cold.  Nothing better than being sick as a dog when the season’s at its peak and you’re fighting off the chills while sweating it out in the heat and humidity.  But being sick isn’t all bad if you take care of yourself. Coming down …

Puddle play

Nobody likes riding in the rain. Generally. That instant your socks soak through it becomes a battle morale. But if you’re riding in bad weather, it means you’re a badass. Period. Outside being a badass here are a few other reasons ripping in the rain makes for a solid ride: 1) You still get a …