Man on the bus, old guy, disheveled hair, tweed coat, a bit of a head tremor. “Show the man your pass!” He yells to everyone boarding the Stockton. First it was just another old guy who looked kind of scared and walked down the bus towards the driver. I thought both old guys knew each other. Then, at the edge of Chinatown about a dozen people board with produce bags. Pass Nazi starts yelling at all of them. One woman flips open her wallet expertly to her bus pass and shows him. He’s getting more and more upset the more people ignore his protests.
Overheard on Sutter at Stockton, girl with cute hairdo on phone, waiting for bus. “Mashed potatoes, beef, and peas. In the culinary capital of the world, this is what they choose to eat.”