The Perfect Bus Ride

For many years I have been fascinated with the extent to which some people go to travel as painlessly as possible. A friend once told me a story about how his father would not leave the packing lot of his employer until a very specific minute because that was the only way that he could travel from work to home without having to stop at any red lights while driving the proper speed. Continue Reading

Learning Experience

Just after I moved to the Twin Cities I had my first independant big city bus experience. In an effort to save gas money I have decided to only drive my car to and from work. On this perticular evening I had signed up to take a class on blogging oddly enough. Continue Reading

Drunk People

While the culture of bus riders is predominately autonomous. There is one individual who can bring us all together. There is a chance that this individual can push the riders apart, most of the time he/she creates connections. This person is the drunk guy. Continue Reading


In the summer of 2006 I attended the Alternative Breaks Citizenship Schools at the Hosteling International building. Each ABCS has a theme, ours was Women’s rights. During the week long conference we learned all about issues that negatively impact women. Continue Reading