Respectful Insolence

Archives for August 6, 2007

Random strange observation

Seen on the road on my way into work this morning: I passed a bus going the other way. I noticed that it had a prominent sign over its front window scrolling, “NOT IN SERVICE.” We both stopped at the light, the bus on the other side going the other way from me. I then…

The Hand of Doom

I hate flying these days. I’m almost certainly not alone in this dislike of what air travel has become. After all, between widespread flight cancellations and delays, service that would make even cell phone tech support seem attentive and pleasant by comparison, and the necessary but degrading security gauntlet, in which old ladies are treated…