Posts Tagged ‘subways’

Savvy Straphanger This Guy

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

How savvy, I thought.

I should have stayed as long as he was to be there to see what was to happen next but I wanted to be on time for my class. Would NYPD roust him?  How did the idea come about? Much better than trying to find comfort in those anti-roosting seats [in the background] to discourage the homeless from napping. Yet, something inside me wanted to scream.

Commute PATH, Train, October 30, Friday, 11:32 A.M

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Can I take their picture?

Can I take their picture?

Getting better at interacting with commuters to get pictures. Asked politely. Lighting not so good (see below) and shot with flash (which is a no-no on NYT subways) but don’t know about PATH.

Commute, the Assignment

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Students in feature writing have to produce a “Commute” as the final assignment, a journalistic narrative about their commuting to and from the campus for the semester. Words and pictures. The instructor has been warming up for this assignment also. And two encounters on the subway indicate his reflexes need to be revived.