Here's how my evening commute went today: 15:15: I decide to stick around past quitting time in order to avoid some of the traffic on snowy roads. This decision has the added benefit of helping out at work a little, too. 16:30: Quitting time comes and goes. Snow continues to fall. I remain unperturbed. 18:00:... Continue Reading →

About ten years ago, my life wasn't going so well. I had a job and a flat and a car and friends and a relationship, but as with most things, the trappings of a good life are not necessarily a good life. I dealt with this not-good life involved by letting one of my compulsions,... Continue Reading →

This morning began with a packed bus, unusual for my bus stop and for the time of day. The trip got more exciting as the driver detoured around a crash site but missed a turn. Getting us back to our actual route involved a curb-crunching three-point turn and a particularly exciting chug up a steep grade... Continue Reading →

I think the bus heard me talking smack about it yesterday. This morning it left me hazelnut non-dairy creamer. Is this the TriMet equivalent of mints left on a hotel pillow? (I wasn't brave enough to take them.) Writing from: my breezy study. Windows open, trying to get some air in here! Listening to: "Look for... Continue Reading →

I spend a lot of time on the TriMet bus. So much time, in fact, that I'm a little smug about how much reading I get done these days. Books, not internet. At first, I read news on the way to work, but that was just too bleak. (That said, I recently enjoyed reading George Lakoff's... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: