Volume 21: On the Bus

Welcome to the twenty-first installment of Open Book. If it’s your first visit, click here for a little background.

Today, we’re going to talk about the bus—specifically about the Megabus, or any of the other budget bus lines that shuttle people between cities all across the country. If you’ve never ridden one of these buses, consider yourself lucky. It probably means that you make a lot of money, and despite the knee-buckling surge of envy I’m currently experiencing, I’m happy for you. Really. But if you have found yourself boarding one of these monstrosities, then welcome, friends. Prepare to commiserate.

Volume 20: Moving On Up

Welcome to the twentieth installment of Open Book. If it’s your first visit, click here for a little background.

It’s been a while, friends. And a lot has gone down. I left my job at Down East, moved from Maine, and relocated to New York City. It’s the place I’ve dreamed of living ever since my first visit at age 16.