City Slicker

I began this day leaving my car in the middle of a highway to rescue a turtle. I ended the day waiting in a parking lot on hold with a car insurance company for an hour and a half before giving up on them, having drained my phone battery nearly completely, and pursuing other avenues. …

4 Months from Paying the Car Off

We were all set to undergo a mandatory procedure that one of my colleagues described as “more painful than giving birth” with no pain killers. She’d had multiple children, two of them twins, and she said she’d rather do labor over than undergo 30 seconds of that procedure. Those who had it done suffered headaches, …

The Frost Protector

In Johnson city my mother had handed me a bag of japanese yams and a frost protector for the windshield of my car. That night it had frozen but tired from the day’s activities, i had forgotten i’d had it in the car and missed an opportunity to try it out. Two days later i …

The Menacing Windshield Wiper

Every once in a while i would load the dogs in the car and take them to the vet to get their nails clipped. They both had very dark nails so it was impossible to see where the blood supply to the nail ended. I preferred to let the vet have a go at it. …