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The Egyptian Orwellian

I have written before about my long and sometimes emotional conversations with cab drivers. I love them and look forward to them. A Sikh told me he loved me and our drive had been so satisfying and DEEP that I … Continue reading

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Mistake/Wrong

I was in a cab last night and had yet another amazing conversation with my cab driver. This happens to me all the time. I have written about it before. There was the Bangladeshi man who opened up to me … Continue reading

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Alexandria, Karachi, and Joisey

This weekend alone I had in-depth touching conversations with 3 cab drivers (engaging cabbies is one of my favorite things to do – and it nearly always yields something interesting – and sometimes, even, a big Armenian bear-hug under waving … Continue reading

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God Bless Cabbies

As someone who has pretty extraordinary cross-culturally informative cab rides on an almost weekly basis I LOVED this post. (By the way – I had another great cab ride yesterday – the driver told me all about her plans to … Continue reading

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“He was a dermatologist who liked hard music and he didn’t want to die.”

GREAT post: A cabbie’s sweet sweet vindication. Loved every second of this story.

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Things experienced so far in LA – part 1

– I arrive in LA on Friday night and go to pick up my rental car. The Enterprise window is closed. I panic immediately. I drag my crumpled receipt out of my bag and see in TEENY TINY print at … Continue reading

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People Talk To Me

I could write a book about the conversations I have with cab drivers. I love them. They love me. We are a PARTNERSHIP while I am in their car. It happens time and time again. I am just chilling in … Continue reading

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My Relationships with Cab Drivers

I have had many interesting encounters with cab drivers in my life … for some reason, they just like to talk to me and tell me all their problems. Usually they’re from Nigeria or Afghanistan or Bangladesh and within 2 … Continue reading

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The Cabbie’s Creed

I took a cab home last night, after my weekly 6 Feet Under date with Jen. It was late. I had had to wrench myself away from Risky Business (“I want my egg back!”) because I had to get home. … Continue reading

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A Week of Talk

1. With my mother, about what happened in her painting class. She had spent one class, kind of standing next to who she thinks is the “best painter in the class”, and instead of going right ahead and painting what … Continue reading

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