#FAIL

This morning, something happened to me that I haven't experienced in my 20 years in DC. As I was standing on my ascending escalator step, trying to get out of Dupont Circle, the escalator just stopped. URRRCH!  ESCALATOR #FAIL. A loud, collective groan issued forth from the crowd, which had no choice but to start … Continue reading #FAIL

Cheating death on the Red Line

Yesterday's afternoon commute started out crazy, morphed into annoying, then quickly turned tragic for many DC-area commuters.  Because it made national news, you've heard by now about the deadly Metrorail crash on the Red Line. It happened at about 5pm yesterday.  Where was I? Well, about 20 minutes before, I descended the escalator into the … Continue reading Cheating death on the Red Line

Once in a lifetime

And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack And you may find yourself in another part of the world And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile And you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife And you may ask yourself-well...how did I get here? … Continue reading Once in a lifetime