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The Old Person in My Wallet

December 10, 2017


   Several years ago, an old guy got into my mirror. He looks just like me except much older. It’s always a surprise: I walk into the bathroom, expecting to see my 30-year-old self in the glass, and instead I stare into the eyes of an elderly man. He looks, I dunno, like a retired […]

Things to Come

December 19, 2013


Over time we’ve gotten used to jet airliners, car stereos, microwave ovens, trash compacters, the Internet, flat-screen TVs, smartphones, endless Kardashian weddings, and twerking. What can we look forward to in our future that might seem like absurd pipe dreams today? Let’s brainstorm. • We’ll order our groceries online and they’ll arrive at our doorstep […]