Category Archives: Cleanliness

Ben’s Night Out

I sincerely forgot how much I despise going to dinner with Roger when he has his reviewer’s cap on.  One second we’re having a perfectly intelligent discussion about the dearth of ethical responsibility in the GOP, and the next thing … Continue reading

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Mr. Bubbles’ Lament

If only there were a way to convince her to take more baths, he thought as Tova turned the showerhead to the right.  Showers meant nothing for him but a long gaze through the mess of purple product bottles as … Continue reading

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Alison’s One Vice

Alison was a nail biter – always had been, and she imagined she always would be.  She’d lost friends, boyfriends, relatives, all turned away by the sight of her gnawing on her already-bitten-to-the-quick fingers.  It boggled her mind to see … Continue reading

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Tobias’ To-Do List:

Buy new journal with better cover Change the feng shui in the apartment – maybe white couch in front of closet door? Get rid of the Pirates of the Caribbean cardboard cut out – summer is over Play Keno Count … Continue reading

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Sam’s Split-Second Decision

Oh boy.  Oh, wow.  OK.  Just keep chewing.  Eventually, enough saliva will collect in your mouth that the food will just dribble down your throat and you won’t have to actually swallow the horrific mess that Jill’s mother calls meatloaf.  … Continue reading

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Donny’s Suit Situation

This one is much too roomy, he thought as he slipped the suit off.  He looked like he was drowning and it did nothing for his shoulders and back.  He pulled another one off the rack and began to put … Continue reading

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Maggie’s Day in the Sun

The wave pool was a dingy color of yellow and she didn’t have to look twice to know that it was full of urine.  The filters hadn’t been working correctly for over a week now but her boss flat-out refused … Continue reading

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