Another beautiful moment gone to hell…

Today when I was standing at an intersection waiting for the light to change, a school bus full of kids turned in front of me. A little guy with Down Syndrome waved at me and I waved back. We shared a smile.

In that beautiful moment, I forgot all about the pesky cyclists who race through all the stop signs — in what I imagine — is an attempt to knock over that “smug pedestrian.”

Of course, as soon as I got the the corner of Wilcocks and Huron, it all came rushing back as I had to wait for three scofflaws to race through the stop sign before I could cross.


  1. I, too, fall into a murderous rage about this… I have taken to yelling at these morons on the street. Not a good habit to take on!

  2. Today some dingbat was riding on the sidewalk on Huron, well south of campus in a residential area. The sidewalk there is narrow. With great flourish I stepped on to someone’s lawn to allow her highness to pass. As she did, I exclaimed just one word: sideWALK!

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