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  • What a freak! Who would go around with their head like that? Who do they think they are.

    And why do they just look and gawk? Just because I am different? Maybe because I don't wear clothes like them?

    And what kind of outfit is that? Where do they get clothes like that? You would wonder what happens when they try and apply for a job.

    Do they have to stare? And point me out to their friends? I think I better get back to my group. WHo know what kind of nut jobs they ran into...

    That look in their eyes. They try to come off like they are so much better than me. I am just different. We just make choices.

    I hope they do not come any closer.

    Who is who here? Can you tell?

    I spotted this pair as we hung around outside the Toronto convention center, where participants in Comic Con were leaving at the same time baseball fans were spilling out of the Rogers Center.

    Like fluids mixing of different viscosity, they were flowing down the same channel but not quite mixing. Overhead were expressions like "mother f****ing freaks" and "uptight goons".

    Weirdness is not absolute at all.

    By the way, italic are the lines from the lady in the pink hear and bold are the lines of the main in the baseball cap. Or is it the other way around?

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    I am using Cowbird to share the story of a 15,000 mile road odyssey I took in 2011, which started with me quitting my job in March and setting out in June for a loop around the US and Canada. It's less of a day by day narrative and more of an attempt to tell a story of the story, with some amounts of imagined bits that emerge on looking at the media from the trip, including the more than 1400 images, videos, and audio files collected in my digital time capsule, the Storybox.
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