Category Archives: public transportation

When it Rains…..

Today’s Perfect Moment is the smell of rain. In my somewhat tired and sore state, I will do my best to explain it to you. By some mysterious grace of the universe, I was spared the drenching that accompanies the … Continue reading

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The Amazing Story of Ducks, Phone Calls, and Airplanes

I don’t know how much stock I put in destiny or fate, or whatever it is called. When one looks at a series of events that lead up to a big event, it seems so easy to dissect and give … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

I am a little odd in that big changes don’t provoke a big reaction in me. Businesses go under, or elections usher in new governments, or the change the taste of Coke (again) and I mostly shrug. However, make a … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Ate Sushi

I know I shouldn’t stare. And, on the face of it, she probably thought I was staring because she was an attractive young woman.  That wasn’t the case at all.  I was staring because she was doing something I had … Continue reading

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A Choice of Two Moments

Commuting by bus affords one the opportunity to witness things that might otherwise go unnoticed. It is, therefore, not particularly unbelievable that so many of my stories come from my bus rides. Today, I have for you two. Both are … Continue reading

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Mystery on a Rain Soaked Evening

On a rain soaked evening, entering the bus terminal building, I wasn’t surprised to see things wrapped in plastic. In fact, I would have been more surprised not to see them.  In my case, I had my library book (W.O. … Continue reading

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Appreciation for Bloggers and Readers

There was a real danger of there being no perfect moment today.  It wasn’t the worst day of my life, or even the worst day this year.  Nevertheless, it did have its low points; a drunk on the bus was … Continue reading

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Hey Commuter

  Hey commuter.   No, not you.  Not the commuter who sits behind the wheel cursing the bad drivers, the stupid drivers, and the drivers who should just get moving instead of riding their brakes.  Not you who can’t find a … Continue reading

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Riding the Bus into Spring

Though it was not my intention, this morning, I rode the bus into Spring. As you might have heard, Spring came to my area of the world at either 6:18 or 6:19 this morning. Why the discrepancy or lack of … Continue reading

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Neon Mornings

As result of daylight savings time, mornings that had finally been showing wonderful signs of dawn have now been plunged back into darkness. Storefronts are signs that had paled in the early morning light once again shine bright, advertising their … Continue reading

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