While commuting home, I plopped down. Immediately, I felt constrained–next to me, a massive person took up all of his seat, and one-third of my own. But that’s not the weirdest thing.
At least 350, I thought to myself. A standard [...]
“What’s his story?” I asked D. while we waited for pizza during out lunch hour.
“Who?” D. asked.
“That guy. The old one,” I said. “In all white. He’s kind of like an aging unicorn, no?” The man (of a certain age) was dressed in white. White shirt. White pants. White belt. White [...]
Walking around a mall this past weekend, my wife and I saw what looked like a life-sized Ken doll. Aside from the slightly largish head/hair to body ratio, we couldn’t stop looking at his chest.
This we decided, was intentional.
His polo shirt was a size or three small. Additionally, it [...]
As a student at Washington University, we upperclassmen in the Art Major were sent offsite to another building owned by the school in the Loop/UCity area. To get there, one either had to wander through Greenway Path, notorious for its dangerousness (various crimes), or take the Lewis Center Shuttle Bus.
Shuttle Bus drivers are an [...]
So this is how we started. An oddity, outsized amongst the normal commuters. Shock of blond, wavy hair. Roughly 6’8″. Otherwise, doing what we all do, reading the paper.. gunning for position to be the first out of the train, and finally, contrapostally positioned in the vestibule.. seen on the Metro North to Manhattan, on [...]