So…it’s been awhile.
After a 7 year break, I decided to dust off the old laptop and jump back in. A lot has happened in the past 7 years. I started this blog back in June 2011 initially as a way to work on creative writing pieces. Once in the WordPress community, I discovered there were so many…
This 2013 Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post challenges us to post a photo where one thing is the focal point. Flipping through my library of photos, I found a picture where the focal point is hard to miss. While strolling through Heritage Park in Downtown Phoenix, I snapped a picture of this locomotive…
Commuter Chronicles #12: Extra Lighting
A few months back, in the height of the summer, I spotted this light rail passenger sitting at the stop with presumably a new purchase. From my vantage point across the street, it looked like a lamp. I was so glad to be taking the express bus home instead of the light rail that…
NFL Music Poll Results
Hello there NFL fans. At the beginning of preseason football, I posted a summary of NFL theme songs in CBS, Fox, NBC or the Mouse House: Who Has the Best NFL Theme Music? This article has continued to receive visitors each week as others search for information on NFL theme music. As the NFL regular season…
Commuter Chronicles #11: Escape
This installment of Commuter Chronicles is an excerpt from a fiction piece I’ve been working on this summer. The scene below takes place primarily on a bus. I tried to use my observations from countless trips on buses to set the mood. The story itself is unfinished but I just felt like posting a piece…
Commuter Chronicles #10: Signs You Should Hail a Taxi
SIGNS YOU SHOULD HAIL A TAXI BACK TO YOUR HOTEL ROOM INSTEAD OF TAKING THE BUS As discovered while waiting for local route 8 at the Old Town Transit Center in San Diego. The bus driver has been sitting idle inside the bus with the doors closed for about 5 minutes. When the driver…
CBS, Fox, NBC or the Mouse House: Who Has the Best NFL Theme Music?
Not a fan of American Football? Keep reading, this post is equal parts football AND music.
Commuter Chronicles #9: MetroBench
This installment of Commuter Chronicles is a little different in that it isn’t about an actual experience I’ve had using public transit. Rather, I wanted to share an interesting article I came across while reading my twitter feed over the weekend.
Commuter Chronicles #8: License Plate Scrabble
Arizona and California both allow drivers, for a fee, to customize their license plate numbers. As a result, I can’t go more than 30 seconds without seeing a personalized license plate number on the road.
Photo Friday: Her Secret Is Patience
Nestled in between the light rail station/bus depot and the Arizona State University Downtown campus is Phoenix Civic Space Park. It’s a rather small park – containing a public conference building with a coffee shop downstairs and wide outdoor spaces to relax and enjoy the outdoors. But the one thing the park is known for…