Lockout

At 9 pm I answered a knock at my door and found my neighbor Marek in the hall outside my apartment. “Do you have a spare key to the guest room, number 423?” “No,” I replied. “The key we give out is the spare.” “Oh. The guest has locked the spare key in the guest…

My Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds

I am surrounded by beautiful women, starting with my wife, and extending all the way down the hall of my apartment building. They are all young mothers, or were when I met them over the past twenty years. Childless myself, I stand in bewildered awe of what it appears to take to raise children. I…

Is This Your Trash, Or Is It Just Your Laundry?

I have thrown out my neighbor’s laundry several times. Have you ever thrown out your neighbor’s laundry? What were you doing with your neighbor’s dirty laundry in the first place? How is it you cannot distinguish your niehgbor’s laundry from a bag of trash, and why would you live around such people? Yet this is…