The Passage of a Few People Through a Rather Brief Moment in Time #339: Blame It on the Rain
One or more persons during a certain period drop their usual motives for movement and action, their relations,
their work and leisure activities, and let themselves be drawn by the attractions of the terrain and the
encounters they find there.
It's a bike ride.
Started by user nathansnider and user theroyalacademy.
It meets every Wednesday at 8:30pm at California Donuts #21.
We ride at 9pm.
On the seventh year of this bike ride, you might expect:
- more inconvenient passageways
- more full moon picnics
- perhaps more "cover" versions of other people's rides, performed with amateurish enthusiasm
- certainly more amateurish enthusiasm
- pool halls
- bowling alleys
- dance parties
- imaginary histories
- scavenging for fun and sustenance
- more geocaching
- more oblique strategies
- more Oulipian constraints
- traffic median tea parties
- A medium pace (maybe not for beginners; certainly not a hustle)
- We're not in a rush; we don't need to run every light.
- Maybe some distance;maybe some hills
- Victory donuts!
Blame It on the Rain
**NOTE: there is almost no riding on tonight's ride; if you plan on arriving by bike, please bring a lock!**
The rain is here and likely only to intensify. And tonight, rather than engaging in our rain day tradition of going
bowling, we will finally be making good on a promise (or at least a very strong implication) that we've made
from the very beginning: pool halls!
Pool halls are well-nigh ubiquitous in Koreatown, and though we have always included them in our list of
"things to expect" on the ride, we have never actually gone to any, unless you count Shatto Lanes (which
might qualify, as it does have quite a few pool tables). Our goal tonight is to visit at least two of the several
Korean pool establishments nearby. There are at least four of these within a half-mile of the donut shop, and
with one of them being a combination karaoke/billiards place, some karaoke may also take place (though we
have no idea whether their selection includes any Milli Vanilli).
(about 0 miles; no hills or off-roading to speak of)
Talk, talk, talk...
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