Posts Tagged "on the way to work"

Note to Self: The Impatient Young Man

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Here’s the thing I want you to remember: you made a series of assumptions, based on this young man’s appearance. Given how he was dressed, given how he looked… you assumed a certain intention on his part. You assumed him to be a particular type of person.

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Spotting an Electric Unicycle in the Wild

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The odd thing is – I didn’t see any real motor anywhere. It looks just like a plank of wood, balanced on a single wheel. I’m assuming this thing is electric, as I didn’t see any smoke or hear any noise. But I’ve no real idea what exactly this thing is, much less how it’s powered.

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Waiting on a Train

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I like this little stop between (official) stops. It makes me think of the world of Harry Potter, or the world of Neil Gaiman. These small moments that the rest of us, lost in our daily routines, might not notice.

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Car Accident, Hyde Park

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As we were (slowly) cross the street, we were gawking and trying to figure out just what happened. How could one car be on its side, and the other car be so close (almost touching)? How did they wind up that way?

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The Sins of the Past

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I assume this sort of things happens all the time for people doing deliveries in downtown Chicago. But it was just funny to see a ticket on the windshield, and one in the cab that had still not been handled yet.

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Summer Snow

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The seeds were falling all around yesterday, while Liz was working in the yard after work. She said at one point, it felt like watching snow falling.

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Foggy Morning in Chicago

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For some silly reason, I heard a narrator’s voice in my head saying things like “No one ever went to that train station, because the townspeople all knew it was haunted.”

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Outside, Inside

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Spotted this two days ago, on the way in to work. I liked how it was so neatly organized, and in a way reminded me of a bar chart.

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Finding a Lot of Bread Today

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On our walk to work today, I happened to notice someon had left a half-eaten bit of bread on a nearby bush. It struck me as kind of funny, in a “I want the birds to get this, but not the dogs” kind of way.

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