There’s Something You Don’t See Everyday

On the bus today, I saw a heavy-set black woman with long, slender dreadlocks get on the bus. She was somewhere in her 20’s or 30’s, with a slightly sub-culture tinge to her dress. The only thing that really set her apart from the many other women I’ve seen who look like this was the poorly-applied white-face make-up she wore, like a circular bubble. She proceeded to pull out a ‘zine, and read it for the duration of her 10-block trip.

Not a single person commented on this, during or after the ride.

Until now.

One thought on “There’s Something You Don’t See Everyday

  1. >Before boarding our flight home yesterday, we saw a dude in the Horizon waiting area dressed in what can only be described as a Mongol Warlord Cloak and giant black boots with silver fasteners. Above and beyond the inevitable WTF?, it also occurred to me to wonder how long it took him to get through security…


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