Entries for month: April 2012
It was a hot summer afternoon downstate, in front of the 125th Street and Lexington Avenue bus stop, to be exact. A young mother was reprimanding her son, barely of walking age, for holding on to his empty cup too long. She thrust his arm forward as a little league baseball coach might, and unclasped his right hand.
“If you don’t litter, the garbage men don’t have jobs.”
Such is the plight of a native New Yorker.