Friday, February 01, 2008


People are more likely to acknowledge you with a nod, a smile, or even a friendly "Hello" as they pass if you are both walking on the street, rather than the sidewalk.


What is it that prompts this? Is it that they feel more of a connection? That you are bonded by your rebellious need to avoid the bone-crushingly slippery ice on the sidewalks , and play chicken with on-coming traffic?

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