Sending best wishes to Boston. (We're ending early today, but will be back with regular scheduling on Monday.)
And we're off! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, or a wonderful regular Thursday and Friday, depending where you are and what you celebrate. We'll be back on Monday, but in the meantime, some holiday memories: Famous Turkey Last Words and Proposed New Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons. (Also Free Rice.)
I looked at my hand this morning while gripping a pole on the E train and noticed that my fingernails were dirty. One nail had a complex, layered design of multicolored grime that reminded me of the sand art I made in elementary school. I was embarrassed and adjusted my grip so that the no one, including myself, would be exposed to the horrors resting in front of my nail bed.
Because I have four or five nail clippers to my name, there's no reason for this to have happened. There's one in my desk drawer. A second in a toiletry kit that somehow makes it through every TSA [...]