Tiny Tales of Everyday Horror
Ok, here’s a real-life thing that happened to me. I went to this dive bar in Tucson called The Green Dolphin (it’s gone). I ordered a glass of Coors, took the first pull, and felt something wiggling against my front teeth. Reach in my mouth and pull out a live cockroach. I take it up […]More
During Finals Week, back in college, I got real sick. I think I had the flu or something. I don’t know what it was, but I felt awful. You know how those professors are, though. No excuses. I knew I would have to come in to take that test. I went in dutifully, and almost […]More
It was the end of the shift at the popular chain restaurant where I worked. Several of the servers were in the locker room getting ready to go home. The two employee restrooms were also located there. One of my co-workers had been waiting for the end of the shift to use the restroom and […]More
Et Tu, Caesar?
In restaurants, there is a job called food runner. That’s an additional hand to help bring out the food when it is hot and ready. At my restaurant, it’s me. In addition to bringing out the food, we ensure the guest has everything they need to enjoy their meal. On this day, I was bringing […]More
You want a gross and awkward story? Well, here you go. I think it was you who warned me that baby’s first poo was going to be exceptionally nasty. Yes, it is. Right after my daughter was born, as the nurse was bringing her to me to place on my chest, she let it go, […]More