“Blocking my shitty ex and not running back to him whenever he promises me he’s changed. Because shocker, he never does.”
Aries: You need a house party to ring in the New Year. If no one is having a party, throw the party! There’s no reason to sit at home without a room full of your closest friends and their friends. The more the merrier, ring in the New Year right.
This New Year’s, I’ll lean in real close, whisper ‘happy new year my love, we made it.’
At 14th Street, a man tried to sell me “tooies” (Tuinals), and at the West 4th station, a Jamaican man came up to me and said, “Read this book: it’s beautiful,” handing me Steps to Jesus. I got on a lively D train with some young people on it, and it was nice until an old man who smelled of urine sat down next to me.
If there is magic in the world, I think it comes in the moments exactly like this one.
“Midnight comes, and she drunkenly pukes on my shoulder, and it runs down my shirt. I then tried not to get sick on her. I failed.”
Must we do this awkward midnight kiss thing every year?
You get to kiss whoever the heck you want come midnight on New Year’s.
It’s the little resolutions you make each and every day that truly count.
The Mom: She’s practical, and wearing low heels. Or at this point has probably taken them off and traded them for flats.