Prison Pete

Friday, October 15, 2004
  West Side Story!
Well, another fog day. It is almost noon. We were locked up till 10:00 AM. There was no Rec move before lunch, so I am stuck in the unit till after they are done serving lunch. So I had some rice and mackerel, and now with a full belly, write some thoughts on paper.

The local public radio station programs from noon to 4:00 PM, and I am waiting to hear a new arrangement of Bernstein's West Side Story! It will probably be interrupted by the afternoon work call.

So I read some of the blogs you sent, and I loved the rants of the NY subway and tampon stories by Eurotrash. As far as the subways go, I can remember on more than one occasion forcing my way out of the subway using my Samsonite briefcase as a battering ram, feeling justified in my right to push my way out.

Now I hope to never experience that lifestyle again, but I will not feel so "angry." Having put up with the utter stupidly here, which still continues to amaze me, I realize it just cannot be helped by a whole segment of our population!

Ah, the West Side Story suite just started. I may be able to hear the whole thing without being interrupted by work call.
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