MrJeff2000 Explains It All It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, um what was I talking about again?

There were a full three pages of news about New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority today. So much information, in fact, that I could only talk about the first two pages.

I worked the polls for the June 25 special election for Queens DA (and a few judgeships).

Three separate files woven together into a series of semi-coherent thoughts about our democratic process in action.

My older son graduated from high school last week.

Due to terminology and the Department of Education, I have to say he is "transitioning," not graduating.

But the future looks bright, after some up and down spots.

I wouldn't call myself a pacifist; I'm just a guy who got lucky and always used my wits and sense of humor to stay out of fighting situations.

But there were a few times where that wasn't the case.

I just remembered one event, after a long period of having either forgotten or blocked it out.

Should I invest in equipment to do interviews? Would they add a new dimension to the podcast? Leave your thoughts on the podcast Facebook page (MrJeff2000 Explains It All).

Plus a really old news story about the delays to the East Side Access for the LIRR – which has STILL not been completed, even though this article is more than one year old!

For Presidents' Week vacation (otherwise known as February vacation), I packed a bunch of activities into a short span. So many that I had to call up my phone calendar to go back and recount half of them.

Every winter brings a new rash of indigent people to major transportation hubs, which are generally open 24/7 to the public.

Had a couple of insights into some of their behaviors, thought they might be worth talking out.

I got some threatening spam this week.

Not the first time, probably not the last time.

The Polar Vortex threatens to suck the life out of the Northeast but life goes on!

In the meantime, I picked up 1,000 books in the city with the help of a friendly (and paid) cab driver.

The MTA is finally getting around to implementing safety installation measures on their new trains and they should be coming into service in 2018.

You did not misread that last sentence – it comes from an article in 2016.

Plus some other tales of MTA wackiness.

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