Category Archives: Blue Line

SCAM ARTIST RIPS OFF INNOCENT CITIZEN

Somebody tell me if you’ve been played like this. It happened to me on the MAX riding eastbound during the evening commute. Coming through downtown, the car was getting full. I was reading a book called “The Anatomy of Peace.” … Continue reading

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March 22, 2012

Photo courtesy of @doctor_jeff on Twitter.

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The Tunnel: Threat, or Menace?

The plan, you see, was to write a little story about taking the MAX through the tunnel. I started reading the marvelous MAX FAQs site, since I’m a former journalist and like to do at least some cursory research, albeit … Continue reading

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I Ride

It’s 6:14 on a Monday morning. I’m reassured by the sweep of hard white light skittering across the rails – my train is on time. Back at home, my girlfriend slumbers, having settled back into sleep after a drowsy early-morning … Continue reading

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The Sad Faced Girl

My daily commute is a long one. I bring a book, I listen to music, I tweet and Facebook and blog and email and stumble upon things, but it’s a long ride in what amounts to a moving tube full … Continue reading

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