Ride the NYC Subway Like a Pro

My recent stay in New York City was the first in four and a half years. I’m a city person, though, and most of it came naturally. Still, there’s conscious risk-taking which we know is unnecessary and we do it anyway. Example: using the elevator in a subway station. We do it when we’re tired, or feeling inclined to harm ourselves.  I think I was just tired. I did it only once, and it worked out fine.  However, I won’t recommend the experience to anyone.  For clarification, here’s a YouTube video by username Nordell: Continue reading Ride the NYC Subway Like a Pro

Scrambling to Post Something

I have a policy of posting on the blog an average of once per day.  If I skip a day, on another day there will be two posts. That system is going well, but shortly after 8:00 Pacific Time this evening I decided against skipping the Saturday post.  This decision was made in spite of having nothing to say. Here are screenshots of two social media posts.  Whatever.  The Instagram post has proven more popular than most of the crapola my Instagram followers must endure. Continue reading Scrambling to Post Something

Gross, But Inspiring

Metaphorically speaking, this rat is doing what good people may have to resort to if we want to maintain a civilized society under President Donald Trump. Remember, this video serves as allegory only.  Do not try to ride an escalator in the wrong direction, especially during commute hours. Don’t ponder it too carefully.  No, it isn’t a downhill battle.  Well, maybe a little. Please note that the rat and everyone else appears nice about it. Being tolerant of others is a top priority. Continue reading Gross, But Inspiring