Please Stop Climbing into My Black Toyota Camry

Photo by Jessica Furtney on Unsplash

Originally published in The Higgs Weldon in 2017, sometime around the summer, boy that feels like so long ago

Driving in New York City is not easy. There are endless distractions: constant traffic, streets full of crazed drivers, construction, pedestrians everywhere, and overzealous cops with quotas to fill. When I drive I have to be present and completely focused, which is why it…