Category Archives: public transportation

A Splash of Colour on the Subway

There is really no halfway. On the subway, you either make eye contact or you don’t.  I tend to make eye contact, but mostly I am looking at the books people are reading.  I am not sure what it is … Continue reading

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The Snow Danced

It is not often that perfect moments happen in the morning. It is, after all, morning.  However, yesterday was an exception worth noting. I alit from the bus last because I had become absorbed in my book and needed time … Continue reading

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Restoring A Little of My Faith in Humanity

I know that I have explained that I am writing this blog as a way to keep a positive attitude. I know it is working because one of my coworkers complimented me and told me I looked great.  She said … Continue reading

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Coffee Cups and Confrontations

It is a scene I see to often. A person, standing in front of the subway door, leaning ever so slightly forward as if they are going to spring out the doorway and dash up the steps as soon as … Continue reading

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Simplicity

This is a rather abstract photo to adorn the top of today’s post.  Do you know what it is? I must confess, it has been hard to find a Perfect Moment in the last couple of days.  Work life has … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Rainy Day

Sometimes I think my life is like a David Lynch movie. Not the Twin Peaks kind of movie…more like Blue Velvet.  I came across two scenes.  Two slices of life if you will. Scene One Picture a rainy day, with … Continue reading

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All The World’s A Stage

What happens on the planet Earth, stays on the planet earth When I caught sight of this witty take on the all too familiar slogan, I chuckled inwardly and while thinking it one of the better satires, I preferred to … Continue reading

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A Perfect Moment on the TTC

The TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) doesn’t really have a good reputation. The system is plagued by outdated equipment, poorly designed stations, inefficiency, and a bad reputation.  They have hired someone to turn the thing around, and I think it is … Continue reading

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Confusing Scenes from the Bus

Today, as I continued to mourn the loss of Gord Downie, a scene on the bus made me realize that I find people amusing….or is it confusing. Two different people were talking on their phones; one in front of me … Continue reading

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A Lucky Penny

  Standing at the bus stop. Minding my own business.  The bright, pre-noon, sun forcing me to look down.  I spotted a penny.  There was a time when we called them lucky pennies. I picked it up. I put it … Continue reading

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