Wayfarers  APR 15 2009

David Sedaris finds lust, love, and laughter on long train trips.

Not that Johnny was bad company-it's just that the things we had in common were all so depressing. Unemployment, for instance. My last job had been as an elf at Macy's.

"Personal assistant" was how I phrased it, hoping he wouldn't ask for whom.

"Uh-Santa?"

If you've been following his work/life at all, the last paragraph will probably make you smile.

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