Category Archives: Tucson Sun Tran

Why I Hate Metrocards.


The New York transit system uses a flexible card called a Metrocard.  Now we have the Sun Go Card in Tucson, and L.A. has the tap card.  The latter two work like charms.  You tap and go. But no, New … Continue reading

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Strange Day Today.


The first thing was an observation.  I looked carefully at the bottle of liquid soap in the kitchen.  It had directions for goodness sake!  Things have really taken a turn for the absurd.  We need help using liquid soap. On … Continue reading

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The Gang of Four, Jews, Chinese Food, and Birobidzhan?


The Gang of Four, Jews, Chinese Food, and Birobidzhan?  Seems like a rather odd combination. Yesterday I was on my Sun Tran bus to work, with my acquaintance James Ma.  Somehow the subject of Mao Tse-Tung and the Little Red … Continue reading

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You Are Invalid.


On Sun Tran in Tucson, we have a new system with a card for the fares, as they have in L.A. My friend James’ card kept coming up as no fare on card.  Today, it came up as invalid. Oh … Continue reading

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The Girls on the Bus.


The Number 8 coming home was crowded; so I had to sit in the rear.  Two young ladies with all sorts of tattoos were giggling and having a grand old time.  I had my book, but every so often, they … Continue reading

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Tucson Weather.


Today was beautiful to walk around in Tucson, The Old Pueblo.  Last Monday and Tuesday it dropped to the teens.  I walked from Broadway and Alvernon to Alvernon and 22nd Street to keep warm. When I got on my number … Continue reading

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Black Friday on the Number 11 Bus Going to Work.


There were fewer people on the bus.  I needed some exercise, so I walked the one mile from Alvernon and Broadway to Alvernon and 22nd.  Bob, my regular bus driver couldn’t resist.  “You got me all worked up, I was … Continue reading

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Fired Before Thanksgiving? Part II


My acquaintance was on the bus today.  She said, “You can see I wasn’t fired on Wed.”  “I see, what happened?” “Well, I had my statement all ready.  The HR person didn’t say anything.  I asked, don’t you usually fire people, … Continue reading

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My Good Deed on the Bus November 21, 2012


I was waiting for my bus home at Wilmot and Broadway.  A woman who resembled a slightly heavier First Lady Michelle Obama had her son, about seven or eight, who seemed autistic. He had a hand held video game, but … Continue reading

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Don’t Run After The Bus.


Today, my bus pulled up at Broadway and Craycroft.  The bus pulled past the stop, because it looked as though the man waiting at the stop was waiting for the next bus.  When we passed him, he leaps up from … Continue reading

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