A couple of years ago I started riding the bus to work. Basically I'm trying to change my life style to help reduce my carbon footprint.
I really like all types of people, and soon met a lot of people from a lot of walks of life. These three photos are all from this week.
Meet Scott. He works hard at the local home depot. He works very hard, and sometimes is very tired on his way to work.
This is Tony. I'm not sure of Tony's story. He's a student that goes to school in Ithaca. He always has unique ways of dressing. He seemed please that I asked if I could take his photo, and asked for some copies.
Meet Charles. He is in some trouble with the law, and has to wear this ankle bracelet for the next 4 months. He's also a student. He seemed very proud of the bracelet, but today was only the first day.
Every person has a story. I love to hear them, hear their aspirations, hear about their day. I think of the lyrics to the chorus of the song "Jesus Shaves" by The Roches
blessed are the ones who make peace,
blessed are the ones who scrape by,
blessed are the ones living holy lives
and here’s to the rest of us who try