The 8 Types of People You Meet On The NYC Subway

I’ve ridden the NYC Subway (Specifically the #1 train) fairly frequently over my 3 years working here. In that time I’ve identified a number of subway ‘types’ – certain prototypical New Yorkers that comprise your average subway train. Here’s a brief list of them. The Apathetic Notice the absolute vacant…

Day in the NYC Life

I’m writing this from the window seat of Metro-North Railroad’s car 6306. Almost 3 years ago when I started taking these trains I kept a list of the cars that I’d been on, curious when I’d repeat cars. It took about 2 weeks. I’ve probably been on 6306 many times…

#41 A Letter To The Eager Train Lady

Dear Lady, I try to see the good in every one, giving the benefit of the doubt. But you defy my logic skills – I simply can’t figure you out! You push your way into the spot, closest to the door, as if the extra inches you gain, increase your…

Satanic Possession via Justin Bieber

Ye Li, an incredibly talented co-worker of mine who is well versed in pop culture and Internet Meme-ery sent me a link the other day to the “How Many Justin Biebers Could You Take In A Fight” Quiz (It was hot in NYC that day, and apparently that caused a…

New York City

Waiting for the Metro-North train from Garrison to NYC On Tuesday we went up to NYC from West Point. Before we left I had to take care of some computer issues on a few servers several hundred miles away. So the day was interesting – see something historical, check Pocket…

Guest SPA & Xmas Lights

(Karey) Has posted a Guest SPA in her first and only LiveJournal post. Check it out. She’ll be doing the “Only in PA” editions as well 😉 Anyway, it’s nearing the holiday season, and tonight as they lit up the Tree in Rockefeller Center in NYC, we put up our…