Zachary Loeber

I eat complexity and am never without a meal.

Chicago Commuting Dictionary: New Definitions

2011-11-19 6 min read Chicago Commuting Zachary Loeber

I found myself subjected to the commuting lifestyle again for a recent Lync 2010 deployment I’ve been working on. I realized that after several months without commuting that I had forgotten just how funny it is to experience the commuter’s lifestyle. So I’m continuing my Chicago Commuting Dictionary so that others may be able to understand this weird weird world should they find themselves within it…

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Chicago Commuting Dictionary: The Pretty Train

2010-11-08 2 min read Chicago Commuting Other Zachary Loeber

The Pretty Train – In my previous definition I described the extremely early, zombie-warrior-commuter filled  Ugly Train. You will be surprised to find out that not even two hours after the ugly train takes its passengers towards their daily penance of work and suffering, a diatonic opposite happy transport on rails totes its gleeful passengers to and from the exact same locations. This, my friends, is the pretty train!

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Chicago Commuting Dictionary: The Ugly Train

2010-07-23 3 min read Chicago Commuting Other Zachary Loeber

I think that commuting is starting to drive me a bit crazy. I’m going to vent a bit in the form of a dictionary of what I’ve noticed in the last 2 years working in the city. I’ll start with train types. There are a few kinds of trains that a Chicago commuter can take and I have a name for all of them. Today we are going to talk about the appropriately named “Ugly Train”.

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