By Tom Sabulis
We’re seeking anecdotes from readers about the daily trials and tribulations of surviving the commute in metro Atlanta. Comment on this blog or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will print the best of them in Tuesday’s newspaper. Here’s my own example:
The aplomb of some MARTA bus drivers continues to impress me. One day last week, a respectable-looking woman near the back door of the No. 12 bus caught my attention. She was alone and not talking with anyone, yet she kept laughing loud and long — delightfully, really — out of the blue.
I couldn’t tell why. She didn’t seem drunk or medicated. I couldn’t see if she had a Bluetooth or earplug for some audio device; maybe she was listening to David Sedaris or Bill Cosby? I don’t know.
I tried not to stare and went back to reading my own book. A moment later, she ferociously cleared her throat and excavated what must have been a deep and large reservoir of phlegm. And instantly went silent. At that
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