A Road Less Traveled (or How I Ended up in Bum F*** Egypt)

It was oh-dark-30 and I was on an unlit road to nowhere, heading to a town I hadn't even known existed. How the hell did this happen? About thirty minutes before, I had been summoned to the Coach House in Scottsdale at around 12:30 a.m. I'd almost turned off the Uber Driver app to head …

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Starbucks Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

A Starbucks Holiday Tale of Woe (A Blast from the Past)

Jumping into the Way Back Machine. The House Guest requested I publish an old favorite Christmas story where Starbucks did it's best to kill my holiday spirit. I've expanded on it and polished it up a bit. Enjoy! So, I figured I'd stop by my local Starbucks on the way home from work to get a Salted Caramel Hot …

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Why I Endangered a Kid in My Rideshare Ambulance

The other night, I had an ill child in my car who probably needed surgery -- and a moral dilemma on my hands. It was Thursday night and I was doing some rideshare driving. I'd driven a party of four down to Riggs road, way the hell south of my normal area of operation, but whatever, …

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Dick Pics and Other Unintended Things Burned into My Retinas

"Oh my God! Look what my sister's date sent her!" My friend and I were sitting at a red light several years ago when she flipped her phone around, and I was suddenly confronted by a forwarded photo of some strange guy's boner. My Spidey Sense had definitely failed me. "Arrrgghhh geezus, what the f*ck!?!" …

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