"At such times you have to wonder how things got to this point. You meet someone and fall in love, then thirteen years later you’re lying on the floor in a foreign country, promising, hoping, as a matter of principle, that you’ll be dead by sunrise. 'I’ll show you,' I moaned, and then I must have fallen back to sleep."
David Sedaris tells us about his relationship with his boyfriend Hugh ("two people so familar with one another they could scream") and how Hugh lances a boil on his tailbone. (The New Yorker. )