Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Where on a crisp, sunny morning a man flosses his teeth as he walks along the South edge of Central Park.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Where Asian-American parents photograph their daughters at the Kodak "Remember Your Visit to Asia" photo spot in Animal Kingdom, Orlando, Florida.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Where a lucky American is asked to take the group photo for the Traveldance team at Epcot Center.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Where Prince Charming looks like a very different historical figure.

Where on the express monorail from the Magic Kingdom to the transportation center: one very tired princess.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Where on the corner of 124th street and 2nd avenue a man holds out a hat for change and, upon receiving a dollar, says, "Thanks Cabbie and you, kid, you stay in school... Stay in school or you'll get a hat like me" and the boy's younger brother in the back seat asks, "Wait, if you stay in school you DO get a hat or you DON'T get a hat?"

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Where, on the inbound Red Line T, a young man with a Germanic accent says to his even younger girlfriend, "Ya, it was really sad to see my brother on his fourtieth birthday on Skype you know with his glass of champagne just sitting there, his family already gone to bed you know but then again I'd like to be where he is when I'm that old you know with the good job and family..." and the woman says, "you would?!" and he says, "no, not really" and they both laugh heartily.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Where at Boloco Inspired Burritos in Cambridge, MA, one young man asks another, "But seriously, if I think about it first and then kill you, is it 'rational'?"

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Where a mother stands across the street from her daughter's elementary school handing out fliers to passersby detailing how, on the previous day, the school nurse failed to call 911 in response to her daughter's severe asthma attack.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Where the LCD in the West 4th Street subway station offers unsolicited parenting advice.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Where on Valentine's morning a pre-teen boy with a low-slung back pack carries a small white bag with "Ruth" and a small heart written in red and struggles to keep up with his father, who, newspaper in one hand, plaid scarf swinging, who strides a half block ahead of his son.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Where in the Zabar's cheese department one woman says to another, "You're worried about money so get one, just get one, just get one, you're worried about money."

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Where the test proctor at Middle School 54 shouts "Where's my broken arm?" over and over until a kid with a blue cast shuffles up to the front of the auditorium.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Where every time the downtown R train stops the man in a black cap sucks on his unlit cigar.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Where on the corner of 85th street and Amsterdam avenue two men dressed entirely in NY Giants regalia kiss tenderly on the lips.