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Thursday, March 01, 2007

      ( 10:50 PM ) teahouse
 
Working in the Burbs - Part One

Since I live in Manhattan and work in the 'burbs, I have a reverse commute. So I get up every morning and catch a train to a station out to the hinterlands, where my office is.

There, I get off the train at my stop, and walk to my car, which is parked in a parking garage. Then I drive my car to the office.

Every night, I do the reverse. I drive the car from the office to the train station, park it and catch the train back into the City.

The good thing is that I'm always swimming against the stream.

When I take the train to work in the morning, it's never full. I always have a seat to myself.

The same people show up on the train everyday.

We all know each other. Sometimes one of us will remark, "Bob must be out sick today," if we don't see Bob.

When I get to my stop to pick up my car, there are always lots of people on the opposite platform, waiting for the train to the City. But not so many on my side, coming out from the City.

There are always lots of cars zooming around the parking garage, looking for spots. But not many like me, who are leaving.

So there are many funny stories associated with my reverse commuting situation. I'll tell you one in my next post.

But for now I just wanted to set up the background. Just so you know.
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