Go read Leslie’s very short essays. Three of my favorites are excerpted and linked below.
To the woman who leapt out in front of me on Houston Street and jumped into the cab I had hailed, looking over her shoulder at me, saying “Survival of the fittest, sorry!” as she climbed in:
Fuck you. That was just rude.
“I am going to grab you by the collar, push my lips to your ear and whisper in my most murderous tone “I am not only a good girl I am the best good girl there is.”
“7. Build a model railroad to scale. I also did not build one not to scale.”