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Thursday, November 03, 2005

SEPTA Strike: Day 4
What Helps You Keep Your Cool?
An Inquirer editorial has a tongue-in-cheek helpful list. Its advice includes:

Don't watch Falling Down, a movie about a traffic-snarled nerd going berserk with baseball bats and rocket launchers.

Use the bathroom just before your leaving home or office.

Remember the brake is on the left. The gas pedal is on the right.

If you live near a hospital or television station heliport, see if the pilot will give you a lift. Those little cages at the end of the dangling cable are actually very comfy.

Maybe this will help: Think of a peaceful image, like this polar bear relaxing at the zoo.

What works to keep you calm in traffic?


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