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Old 04-06-20, 02:13 PM
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The 'Accidental' Commutist...

I have not been commuting since the office has gone to reduced hours/reduced staff due to Covid-19. I can do a little more than half my work from home, but there is some I must do there. However, due to concerns over break-ins during increasingly desperate times I have been bringing essential equipment home with me, and there is no practical way for me to ferry it back and forth with the bikes (and lack of trailers) I have on hand.

So I've been getting out almost every day for a ride, or at the least a walk.

This morning I was determined to get a ride in before lunch. At 10am I was three minutes and a quarter mile into my ride when a client called with an 'emergency'. I realized I didn't need the equipment for this quick project, but I did need to get to the office, so I blasted off toward work using my shortest, fastest route.

I got there, ( I was alone in the building) did the project then headed home.

Okay, so it wasn't an "accident" like in the post title...but it was a real bike commute, and I don't know when that will happen again in the near future.
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Very good. I was concerned when I read the title as "accidental communist", and prefer the ending to the story where you commute instead of becoming a commie.
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RoadKill I am a Marxist...a Groucho Marxist, that is.

“I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as one of its members.” -Groucho Marx.

And of course:
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...Okay, so it wasn't an "accident" like in the post title...but it was a real bike commute, and I don't know when that will happen again in the near future.
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Very good. I was concerned when I read the title as "accidental communist", and prefer the ending to the story where you commute instead of becoming a commie.
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RoadKill I am a Marxist...a Groucho Marxist, that is.

“I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as one of its members.” -Groucho Marx.
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Here in the People’s Republic of Boston, the Rulinig Party is Marxist-Lennonist with this dialectical slogan:



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At least your your son wasn’t killed and your marriage didn’t crumble.

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The 'Accidental' Commutist... Here in the People’s Republic of Boston, the Rulinig Party is Marxist-Lennonist with this dialectical slogan:

Proctor and Bergman?...I barely touched 'im!
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