From the September 2012 magazine.

September 2012: Dear Grapevine

Letters from readers to the editor

Stay on that Bus!
You come out of a bar with a nice buzz, and you see a bus coming. You glance up to see the destination. Then comes a bus with “AA” on it, but we pay no attention. It has nothing to do with us.


Then some time later— it could be 5 years or 25 years—somehow you wind up on that AA bus anyway, whether by choice, by court order or suggestion. No matter how you got there, you’re now on that AA bus. Then some Bozo says you should stay on the bus for 90 trips in 90 days. You say OK, but you sit by the window so you can pull the...