Sunday, November 27, 2016

Reading on the metro

A couple of days ago I was on the metro, and, as always, I had my book with me to read.. I had at least 20 minutes of a metro ride to go for some business, and another 20 minutes to get back home.

So, I find a seat and start reading. Sometimes I can't find a seat, and I read standing up, if the train is not packed with people.

The metro, though, arrived at my station before I could finish my chapter. But I want to finish that chapter!!! I get out, stay on the platform, either standing or sitting on the benches, and finish my chapter. Then I go about my business.

The image is "Northeast Train at Dusk" by Sally Storch, oil on canvas, 2005.

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