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  • Back to work. Couldn’t take the bike today, so I took the bus and the subway.
    Isn’t it kind of great how people can talk to each other without anything to say, but with such commitment to each other and passion about the subject?

    Red: I have to leave 20 minutes past, if I’m going to make it to the bus that goes 28 minutes past.

    Black: Yes

    Red: I’ve learned that now. I can’t go any later than that.

    Black: No

    Red: Then I have to run the last bit, down the hill.

    Black: Yes

    Red: If I see the bus coming, when I’m going down the hill, then I have to run.

    Black: Yes, that you have to do.

    Red: But not if I leave 20 minutes past. So that’s why I do that.

    Black: Is that new glasses you have there?

    Red: Yes but they are ugly, aren’t they?

    Black: No, but mine were ugly. I lost them on the train and they didn’t even make it to lost and found.

    Red: Those I have here are ugly. Just the kind you buy in the department store.

    Black: They didn’t make it to lost and found because they were so ugly. I called lost and found and no one had turned them in.

    Red: No?

    Black: No, because they were so horribly ugly.

    Red: Or maybe someone stepped on them, so they were broken, and that’s why no one turned them in?

    Black: Mabye. But they were very ugly.
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