The Woman in the Waiting Room Wants Everybody to Have a Bad Day

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio:

The woman was over it before she reached the check-in line.

I could see the top of her head above the glass of the receptionist’s cage and heard her huffing and puffing.

She wasn’t making the sounds of someone having a difficult time walking.



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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald


Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm.