End of the Semester Rush

With the end of the semester fast approaching and the amount of work I have to do becoming ever more depressing, I haven’t had time to really think about and process my trip to Israel. I haven’t looked through the photos. I certainly haven’t had time to blog about it in any depth. I couldContinue reading “End of the Semester Rush”

NYC Crazy: “Don’t Sit On My Legs”

It seems like there’s an endless number of crazy people in New York City, and an endless variety of the types of craziness they may be suffering from.  I encountered another one tonight on my way home, on the train this time. I had to stand for the first leg of the trip, but whenContinue reading “NYC Crazy: “Don’t Sit On My Legs””

Man Got Wedged Between Train and Platform at Union Square Station Last Night

Last night there was an accident in the Union Square train station that required an ambulance and firefighters to respond. I first realized there was something going on when I was trying to board the train at a station further uptown on the same line.  An announcement was made in the station saying that theContinue reading “Man Got Wedged Between Train and Platform at Union Square Station Last Night”

NYC Crazy: “You need to back the fuck up off me, bro.”

Today, on the way home, I got another dose of crazy while using public transit.  While I was standing on the platform, waiting for my train to show up, I saw a coworker, so we started talking about some crazy stuff that had happened during the day.  When the train finally arrived, we snagged someContinue reading “NYC Crazy: “You need to back the fuck up off me, bro.””

New York City Express Train Gymnastics and Dancing

A night or two ago I was on the express train, either the 4 or 5 (they run the same track), heading to Union Square, and this guy announced that he was going to give us a performance.  He reached into a plastic bag on the floor and turned on his radio.  Then he didContinue reading “New York City Express Train Gymnastics and Dancing”