Category Archives: Reality Bites

Bites of reality that I see and hear in my daily life.

Dad, I need a really nice car…

High school girls traveling to the City with their dad.   Dad is explaining the importance of getting a job. “Dad, I’m a junior in high school.  When I’m a senior and I have a car, then I’ll get a job.  … Continue reading

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How to avoid getting hit by a train

Good one from the U.K.

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The smoking diet

A woman on the radio asked if she would quit smoking because of the graphic new cigarette warning labels says “No. If I quit, I’ll get fatter than I already am. Plus, I’m pregnant, so I don’t want to be … Continue reading

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‘Do you know how well educated I am?

Gotta love this exchange on a Metro-North train between New York and Connecticut when a woman is told to keep her voice down. Classic “do you know who I am? moment.

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Scream!

A man, like many, is sleeping on the train a few seats in front of me. As we are parked at the Princeton station, an Amtrak train comes roaring by. “AAAAHHHHHHHH!” the sleeping man awakes screaming at the top of … Continue reading

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