When you ride the same train every day, stand in the same spot to wait for it, you tend to get to know the people who also ride the same train every day and stand in the same line to wait for it. You also get to know the peculiarities of that station’s particular etiquette.
I’m the first one in the office, which isn’t unusual. Outside my window, the sun is starting to show itself between the buildings and the cloud cover. I’ve worked from home for the last two days, and my house is not in a good position to watch the sun rise, so this is a nice
I hopped on the early, early train this morning, the one two trains before the one I normally take, because I got to the station so early. It always surprises me how full the train is at 5:45 am. When I stepped onto the train, I could see construction workers, half asleep, some squatting on