Archive for March 5, 2004

The Story of an International Incident

Crossing the bridge at Lewiston, NY, the U.S. Customs officer goes through the usual warm up act.
“Purpose of your visit?” he asks peering intently at the car behind me.
“I’m going to the Sabres practice this morning and staying for the Ottawa game tonight,” I answer. Then, holding up my passport and removing my sunglasses as I’ve learned to do, I continue smiling back with my time-tested version of an honest face. He ain’t buyin’. Read more