I’ve taken a different approach this year as I do every year to spice things up. Being in a car is just plain boring and when I get road rage, it brings the demon out in me. Last year I was an avid rollerblader but as I packed my blades away for the winter, it felt like learning all over again which whatever, I’m not down for learning.
I try lots of new ways to get to work, mainly in ways to meet people, stop to get coffee, meet the convenience store clerk, having my job pay for my bus/train tickets just to pretend I’m an important person. I sit and look at how many people have their faces glued to their phones and tally those that have neither headphones in and just looking out the window and those jabbering endlessly how much they have a business meeting which really means a bunch of b/s that they could tone down so I could hear myself think. I plug my headphones in without any music or sound to see if anyone is paying attention to my absolute bliss of silence in my non-sound producing headphones. Then when I get in my car, I just want to flick off the next driver that doesn’t use their turn signal. I’m so over it that I Uber and Lyft to hear about the guy that doesn’t sleep yet his car smells like sweat and breath making ends meet to take me to point A to B and telling me his true potential and that ride sharing is only temporary. The only guy I truly believed had a really nice 2007 Ford Expedition. Older model but clean, ballin status and made upwards to $700 a week since he was a tier up from the basic rides. His ride was nice and when I complimented him, he already knew so there was no point.
How do you get to work and is it worth it?