Summer Reading Day 5 was suspiciously unchaotic. We didn't even have any of the usual Monday Madness. It was downright peaceful.
"Well, I guess that means we won!" Mrs. A said.
"Looks like it," I said. "Word has finally gotten out not to come to the library on Monday."
the fact that we had most of the parking spaces out front blocked off
with bright orange road cones so the kids would have space to draw with
their chalk might have had something to do with it too. We decided that,
if we'd known that before now, we would have been using cones on
Mondays LONG ago.
Toward the end of my shift, the door
opened and Parka came through it. Instead of his namesake puffy white
Michelin Man parka (which he hasn't actually worn since late April) or
his usual too thin white t-shirt, Parka was wearing a bright red tank
top. While I'm all for diversity in clothing, I SO did not want to see
the shag carpet of body hair covering the entirety of his torso that was
accented, nay HIGHLIGHTED, by his low cut red tank-top. We're talking
front AND back covered in an inches-thick layer of dark fur. You could
not see the man's skin from the shoulders on down.
equate the sight to that old Saturday Night Live sketch with Jon Lovitz
impersonating Today Show movie critic Gene Schalit where they showed a
closeup of his chest hair with bugs crawling through it. It was exactly