November 18th, 2004

Scorpion

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Thrilling Two-Fisted Tales of Commuters Observed:
It was weird enough that I kept seeing Metro cops today. Like, all over. Including two who boarded right after me, and their walkie-talkies were getting crappy reception for whatever was being broadcast, but the one radio was for some reason on a one-second delay, making them have this creepy echo effect for the unintelligible garbage that was staticking out.

But all that added in, and then I boarded a Metro train with all my fellow zombie commuters, that was clearly labelled "No Passengers." It was too quiet. Freeeeeky.
Scorpion

a slight improvement...

OK, two things have improved the suck of yesterday.

One, look, a quick update today! From work and everything! Nothing permanent, but I really miss being online.

But more importantly, SOMEONE FOUND MY CELLPHONE. Hoo-ray! Turns out I *did* leave it at the late meeting, and not on the Metro like I thought (which is weird, because I totally remember looking at it on my first train,) so, WHEW. This is a huge weight off my mind.

Oh, and I'm back off for the day after Thanksgiving, until they change their mind again.

Now, to just get this car actually fixed, and survive the next couple weeks...
Scorpion

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"Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves."
-Queen Victoria

Thrilling Two-Fisted Tales of Commuters Observed:
This is more of a general observation, as there was no one immediately notable today. So, taking Metro always puts me back into the mood for running a tabletop game, or storytelling again, or what have you. I think because running games is one of the creative outlets I feel I am actually good at. It's something about the cramped, indoor spaces, yet with vaulted ceilings, and weird architecture. It isn't helping that I'm reading a delightful horror novel ("A Tale of Horror and the Macabre in India") either, which is only giving me more delicious ideas. So, yeah, that's the mood I'm in these days, when I'm not fed up with my personal problems.

OK, and that one girl wasn't watching where she was walking getting off the train and totally smacked her face into the pole. That was pretty funny.