Patience Is a Virtue

12_10_09_me_and_baby.jpgTaken moments ago in the LA Streetsblog office and guest room.

Today is sort of a perfect storm for me.  In addition to the regular writing and baby time, I’m being skyped in to meetings in New York and listening and "Live Tweeting" Metro.  I’ll get Today’s Headlines, syndicated stories, a wrap for yesterday’s bike meeting, and a report on the Metro meeting all written by the end of the day; but it might take a little more time than normal.  Thanks for your patience.

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