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unluckily lucky

April 21st, 2008 at 04:03 am

I walked from downtown to the southern-most neighborhood of North Seattle - its the midway point between downtown and home. Last Saturday, taking Aurora and the Aurora Bridge took 1 hr 20 minutes. Today I walked Dexter and the far friendlier Fremont Bridge, and that leg also took 1 hr 20 minutes. The walk was equally boring, but with less traffic it was quieter and much less fume-y.

One of the reasons why I walk so much is that I have "perfect" bus timing. I think, "it would be great I could catch the bus at intersection x", only to find that 50 yds ahead of intersection x and against the light the bus I wanted to catch is now pulling away. Happened twice today with two different bus routes 5 blocks from each other. And the buses run every 30 minutes on Sunday.

If it weren't for bad bus luck, I'd have no luck at all. Until I looked at the corner of the bus shelter after the second missed bus and found this:

2 Responses to “unluckily lucky”

  1. Petunia Says:

    Ah, the bus! Didn't own a car until I was 30. . .now I live in suburbia and my car is my second home. What will you do with the pennies? Smile

  2. SMB Says:

    Somebody stacked them so neatly, but couldn't be bothered to keep them. Weird. Or was that you who stacked them?

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