Hello everyone! We are just more than midway through July and the next round of Spotlight Awards will be served up during the first week of August. In the meantime, I have some other awards to give out which should get us through the home stretch until I do the August Spotlight.
Recently, I received the One Lovely Blog Award from Kaitlyn Plyley. Kaitlyn not only runs her self-titled blog, but also the very entertaining and thoughtful Transports of Delight blog.
I want to thank Kaitlyn for the honor and encourage all of you to visit her blogs. You won’t be disappointed. Continue reading →
This installment of Commuter Chronicles is a little different in that it isn’t about an actual experience I’ve had using public transit. Rather, I wanted to share an interesting article I came across while reading my twitter feed over the weekend.
The story below is a working draft of a personal narrative recounting a rather memorable trip to work one morning in 2007. This is my perspective of what happened that morning.
I knew I should have stayed home today. Those were the only thoughts running through my head as the back tire of the 30,000 lbs bus dangled over the edge of the canal. I squeezed my eyes shut for a moment to quickly thank God that this was just a standard size bus and not the ridiculously long articulated bus. That, and to block out the sound of the hyperventilating woman sitting directly behind me. Continue reading →