You are looking at Bossy’s stack of unread New Yorker magazines which reside in her torture chamber. Bossy is frustrated because no matter the camera angle, she couldn’t quite capture their distinct look of overwhelming.
Don’t get Bossy wrong, she loves The New Yorker, which she has been reading since she was a teenager, week upon week upon sister mercy it’s another week again.
In fact, Bossy has been known to announce to the room at large her intense desire to climb into bed with a bunch of New Yorkers.
But several months and precisely twenty-four issues ago, Bossy decided reading The New Yorker in bed was interrupting her sleep, where interrupting her sleep equals who can read when one is so busy tossing and turning in sleepless fits?
And when Bossy isn’t reading in bed, she isn’t reading — due to a little thing she likes to call awake life and its interminable demands. Pity.
The medical-marijuana industry, Mumbai slums, and Lily Allen are just three of the hundreds of topics Bossy is no longer smart about since abandoning her New Yorkers. Bossy can summarize her reading predicament this way:
Which is what today’s Ten-Word Challenge is all about. In exactly ten words, can you share with Bossy something you really love to do but had to abandon when life got in the way?
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