Tag Archives: email

Gimme A Call

In the dim and distant ‘80s, as a newspaper reporter, I had to call a certain mayor – a longtime and fairly cagey politician – and ask him a difficult question I’d neglected to bring up when I’d interviewed him earlier.  I fretted for a while at my desk, did a couple role plays in […]

The New Cigarette

I fly on a fairly regular basis and these trips always begin with a 6 a.m. flight, which means the plane boards around 5:30.  Because I’m a frequent flyer, I always board in Zone 2.  I’m not frequent enough to qualify for Zone 1, but I’m still among the first on the plane, which gives […]