This is pretty petty and maybe just a little humorous, but a passion nonetheless. I don’t know if I can even say that it’s a passion. Maybe it’s more of a pet peeve. Either way, it’s something people need to understand.
Firstly, I have to admit it. I am an avid j-walker. It started out as a way to be lazy and cut corners but has developed into much more than that. I have discovered that I like to be in control of whether I am going to walk in front of a car or not. I don’t just cross the street like I own it though. I wait until there are clearly no cars around and then cross. That way, I don’t ever have to leave it up to the ambiguous and sometimes ignored right-of-way. Read the rest of this entry »