Lawyer to taxi driver

I wanted to be a lawyer when I was young. Law school fascinated me, but I despised studying. (My daughter is laughing at me as I write this and she’s telling me to go to school again. I’m too old for that now). I just couldn’t get my head into the books. My uncle was…

Driving a cab around NYC

Driving a cab around NYC is not easy. I remember one time when my eldest daughter was in college, I told her my back was aching and I needed a doctor’s appointment. She laughed at me like I was a clown in a circus. “How hard can it be to sit in one place? That’s…

The Yellow cab crises

I’ve been driving the yellow cab around NYC for the past 25 years. In between I tried different jobs, like buy a chicken farm, but it didn’t work out. Apparently my eldest daughter hates the smell of chicken poop and she refused to leave our two apartment bedroom. She was fourteen at that time. My…