Public Transit Adventure #12
Today on the subway I saw something beautiful. A young black family got on, the father tattooed and holding a Build-A-Bear box and the beautiful mother carrying her toddler son. They sat down next to half of a Hasidic family already on the train—the father and two sons—across from his wife and two more children. The little boy stared at the Hasidic children with their peyos, and they...
Public Transit Adventure #11
The New Jersey Dollar Van. That just sounds sketchy, doesn’t it? In the continued tour of NY area public transportation that is my tutoring job, I now once a week ride the A line up to George Washington Bridge and take the dollar van to a home in Bergen County. Since the “van” is a minibus and the price is more like $3, the actual name—something much less...
A list of the weird things I've carried on the...
And I’ll keep adding to this… 2 mirrors (on separate occasions, but damn were they heavy!) A greasy pizza slice wrapped in Saran Wrap, not aluminum foil A heavy glass terrarium of cactuses and succulents A freshly baked peach cobbler with Diane von Furstenberg handkerchiefs as potholders 12 library books at one time without a bag or, apparently, a brain Weird things I’ve...
When this actually gets built I'll eat those... →