Friday, March 5, 2010

Adventures on the 8...or the 43

Yesterday morning was a specific display of how bad I am at riding the bus. I know, I know, it really shouldn't be that difficult, but I'm kind of a dip. My phone had died overnight, and I didn't bother to charge it; figuring I could easily wait until I got to work to do it. I didn't NEED to use OneBusAway, right? Wrong. I got to the stop and noticed that I had about 15 minutes to kill. So I went into the store to get something for lunch. Chips were BOGO (BLAMO!) so I got two bags and some cottage cheese. Got a reusable bag and headed back outside. I noticed I still had a few minutes so I walked on down to another stop. I waited (impatiently) for the bus to show. I walked up and down the stop, listened in on my fellow bus riders' conversations.I saw the bus coming down the hill and took to making sure that my bus fare was ready. The bus stopped, I hopped on, strangely proud of getting so much done without relying on my electronic tether. I quickly noticed that the route was not correct. "Shit SHIT! Dammit. AGAIN?" I thought, and got off on the next stop. The routes were close so I started running back to the stop hoping to catch the number 8 (I had gotten on the 43) I was less than a block away and I see the green chariot that is the 8 zoom by. "Son of a BITCH!" I said. Channeling dear Gene Wilder in Silverstreak. I resigned myself to my fate. I was walking today. I had spent $2.25 on a waste of time.

8 comments:

v said...

check out latest machines , cars , songs , and new business ideas.
http://mymally.blogspot.com/

Zoru said...

I've totally done that before, but I always sit next to the driver if I can and she saw I looked confused and asked me where I was going. I told her I didn't think I got on the right bus and she directed me to get off the next stop and wait for the 6. She was nice enough to print me a transfer at no charge.
On the street that leads to my work there are 2 different buses that go down it and at some point about 3 blocks before my work one of them makes a different turn while the 6 goes straight to the station.

web guru noida said...

hey it's nice post...

jia said...

interesting post...delhidotcom.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Top web site, I hadn't come across unicornhooves.blogspot.com before during my searches!
Keep up the good work!

yh said...

burberry bolsas
chanel bolsas
chloe bolsas
sac louis vuitton 2012
louis vuitton soldes
sac louis vuitton soldes
sac louis vuitton
porte cles louis vuitton
boucle chanel
dior bolsas
sac dolce gabbana
sac guess 2012
sac gucci
tee shirts armani hommes
tee shirts burberry femmes
tee shirts chanel femmes
sac guess
dolce gabbana bolsas
burberry tasche
chanel tasche
fendi bolsas
Christian Louboutin Soldes
Christian Louboutin 2012
chaussures Christian Louboutin
gucci bolsas
guess bolsas
dior tasche
sac a main
lunettes de soleil
chaussures louis vuitton
porte cles chanel
bracelet louis vuitton

Adeel Rehman said...

best web design in singapore, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development in singapore, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web design in malaysia, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development in malaysia, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web design in Uae, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development in Uae, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web design in dubai, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development in dubai, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web design in Uk, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development in Uk, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web design in usa, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development in usa, http://www.madfrequency.com
best seo services in singapore, http://www.madfrequency.com
best seo services in malaysia, http://www.madfrequency.com
best seo services in uae, http://www.madfrequency.com
best seo services in dubai, http://www.madfrequency.com
best seo services in uk, http://www.madfrequency.com
best seo services in usa, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development company in singapore, http://www.madfrequency.com
best web development company in malaysia, http://www.madfrequency.com

Adeel Rehman said...

clutch bags online, http://www.tog.com.pk
hand clutches online, http://www.tog.com.pk
top clutches, http://www.tog.com.pk
top clutch bags, http://www.tog.com.pk
branded clutches, http://www.tog.com.pk
branded clutch, http://www.tog.com.pk
branded clutches online, http://www.tog.com.pk
name brand clutches, http://www.tog.com.pk
Designir Handbags, http://www.tog.com.pk
Ladies Handbags, http://www.tog.com.pk
Handbags, http://www.tog.com.pk
handbags For Women, http://www.tog.com.pk
Handbags in Pakistan, http://www.tog.com.pk
Buy Latest Ladies Handbags, http://www.tog.com.pk
Ladies Hand Bags, http://www.tog.com.pk
ladies handbags pakistan, http://www.tog.com.pk
buy handbags in lahore, http://www.tog.com.pk
ladies handbags in lahore, http://www.tog.com.pk
ladies handbags in pakistan, http://www.tog.com.pk
handbags online shopping, http://www.tog.com.pk