Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Coffee Counter Incounters

I sat yesterday at a Starbucks coffee counter in New York City watching the passersby out the window in front of me. I had some time to kill before a meeting. There was a bus stop there too, so I had a plethora of humanity from which to observe.

Here are some observations about people.

Obese
Very Fat
Fat
Plump
Chubby
Halt
Lame
Elderly
Young
Thin
Very thin
Well dressed
Nearly undressed
Over dressed
Ear rings
Nose rings
Collar rings
Grubby
Texting
Talking
Laughing
Sad
On the phone
Delivering
Security on Segways
Biking
Traffic Cops
Parking ticket agents
Beggars
Homeless
Heavy coats
No coats
I-poders
Asian
Caucasian
Black
Moslem by dress
African by dress
Red hair
Yellow hair
Green hair
Purple hair
No hair
Short hair
Long hair
Short dresses
Long dresses
Slacks
Shorts
High boots
High heels
Clogs
Sneakers
Army boots
Babies sleeping
Babies crying
Toddlers clinging
Toddlers wandering
Smokers
Backpacks
Briefcases
Groceries


There was so much more than I can remember and all of these observations were within 25-minutes.

Ain’t life wonderful.

 
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