Totally quiet in the office today. No real patients, just more zombies begging for freebies. I keep trying to explain that if you aren’t alive, you don’t have a life force, and therefore you don’t need acupuncture to help your qi circulate more effectively.
But it’s a losing battle with these guys. They’ve got nothing better to do than to ask me over and over again to stick needles in them.
Jill Riddell is a writer in Chicago. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute and has a weakness for nature, magic, and pennies abandoned in sidewalk cracks.