Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Hawthorne 6

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Hawthorne Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Every morning I start out my day taking Metro-North down to White Plains. Now one would probably assume that White Plains is the closest train station to my work, but the fact is that it is not. Mount Pleasant is actually the closest, but as it isn’t a regular stop,...

White Plains, Level 8, My new favorite place 3

White Plains, Level 8, My new favorite place Observations Photos

Despite the fact that I started this blog to talk about all the crazy people I see on the train, I don’t really do it all that often anymore. But that is not to say I still don’t see crazy people. The coat guy is still around in White Plains,...

The Attempted Hijacking of Bus 702 9

The Attempted Hijacking of Bus 702 Trains Observations Photos

This morning marked the arrival of our new shuttle bus. Within minutes of waiting, however, it seemed as though we were about to get hijacked by a masked man. Upon further scrutiny it seemed as though we were mistaken: it was just another passenger waiting out in the bitter cold...

Farewell, Jose 2

Farewell, Jose

Here I am yet again, sitting on my train, netbook in hand, enjoying my time. I don’t know about most people, but I figure the good majority don’t enjoy riding the train. Some times, riding the train is the high point of my day. On the train I can people...

It’s Wednesday… Let the Crazy People Run FREE! 2

It’s Wednesday… Let the Crazy People Run FREE! Trains Observations Photos

Did someone let the nutter bus loose today? Was the local asylum giving out day passes? We had some delightful numbskulls today getting in fights on speakerphone in the waiting room, and an amusing man wearing a New York Times badge that was having difficulty hearing on his phone. Of...