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ok… so this morning i received a message in my honesty box on facebook asking my how it is that i stay so fly… booooy did that make my day!!!! let me clarify that i don’t think that i’m fly all the time however, i do have my days…

but today was definitely not this young lady’s day:

from afar this almost looks ok...

to my dismay... i see that these are actually HOUSE SHOES

to my dismay... i see that these are actually HOUSE SHOES

ok… sorry guys… had to do the close up on this…

so we get on the BUC together and the older lady sitting across from me is clearly as bothered by this situation as i am and she stares at her while she changes into these:

i'm all for fall fashion but it's cold!!! get some tights!!!

i'm all for fall fashion but it's cold!!! get some tights!

i mean from house shoes to peep toe pumps with no tights or nailpolish? there has got to be a limit…

now i’m all for wearing different shoes to travel in… today i had on my trusty lacoste athletic-inspired shoes but not house shoes!!!

(sigh)

people, take this as your warning… i’ve got my iphone and i know how to use it! if you are a walking fashion faux paus, i will catch you!!!

speaking of which, how do we feel about spandex at work? is it appropriate? not appropriate??? TALK TO ME!!!

xoxo

ladebelle

ahhh… MARTA has yet to fail in being an inspiration to my blogs…

so i think it’s official and i’ve really decided that public transportation is not for the mean person. this is a rather bold statement, i know, but i have some logic behind it…

as i was sitting on the BUC this morning on the last leg of my commute to work, across from me was a rather pretty, but disheveled, lady who was sitting close to another lady. lets call the pretty lady jessica and the other lady callie. so callie is an older lady who was engaged in conversation about how a train broke down making us all late (MARTA is not always SMARTA!!!) and jessica keeps giving her dirty looks. callie is being bumped around because as we all know, there are no seatbelts on public buses and this coupled with the conversation seems to be working jessica’s nerves. so it’s callie’s stop and she’s struggling a little to get up which only furthers jessica’s agitation with her… now normally at this point, the nice person would say something like, “oh, let me help you up” or even move over a little to give the poor HANDICAPPED callie some more space. but not the mean jessica… i thought she was going to push her down and she probably thought about it too…

so to further justify my point about how public transportation is not for mean people, i will elaborate a little further.

when taking public transportation, there are a couple things that are a given… for instance, there are normally going to be an absurd amount of people riding the train/bus with you allowing you little to no personal space. or because it’s public transportation, you will be surrounded by the public (public=all walks of life). and finally, because public transportation is normally funded by some lame ass government entity, they are almost always guaranteed to be late…

with these being some of the basic premises of riding public transportation, if you don’t like people in your personal space, don’t like being in the presence of the normal and not so normal public people, and you want a guarantee to being on tame, GET YOUR MEAN ASS OFF MARTA AND DRIVE IN THE 6 LANES OF TRAFFIC BUT LEAVE THE REST OF US ALONE!!!

btw, it took me a good 2 weeks to write this blog… needless to say, life has been hectic so this may not be one of the better blogs… more to come tomorrow!