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TigerShark47 November 2nd, 2014 6:07am

I have about a 30 min. commute to and from school every day. About half the time, I enjoy it as I get some time to relax and listen to music, and the other half I'm just bored. How do you deal with commutes?

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FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
11/02/14 2:48 pm

30 min is nothing.

I have an hour each way an don't mind it at all, which is nothing in reality.. I have friends that commute two hours each way and longer on bad traffic days.

TigerShark47 Missouri
11/02/14 2:50 pm

Yeah I imagine it's something you get used to. I just haven't gotten used to it quite yet!

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
11/02/14 3:34 pm

I view it as "my time". Great ready for the day on the way in. Unwind in the way home. Jam out to some music, drink a cup of coffee, and get ready to face the day.. But I'm an introvert, so that hour does me good.

peacechik approaching.infinity
11/02/14 12:59 pm

Books definitely help. also, looking out the window and contemplating life is cool

TigerShark47 Missouri
11/02/14 2:51 pm

Yes I love reading, but reading and driving isn't too safe. I will have to look into audio books!

peacechik approaching.infinity
11/02/14 3:02 pm

Haha oops. I automatically assumed you meant public transportation commute. In that case, audiobooks are fun!

TigerShark47 Missouri
11/02/14 6:28 pm

Nope, no public transportation out here. Just farm highways!

musiman28 Cotton country
11/02/14 9:24 am

Music, talk radio, think about stuff. I drive a LOT for work (100,000 miles on my service truck in 2.5 years) but I enjoy it. Like yesterday, I drove 260 miles to deliver a piece of equipment because no one else was available to do it.

susanr Colorado
11/02/14 8:13 am

I moved across the street from where I worked.

dawl adulting
11/02/14 7:52 am

Music/ podcast/ books.

11/02/14 7:07 am

I listen to music if I'm alone. I actually enjoy the time to myself.

WildRice With a side of sass
11/02/14 6:23 am

Well if fire is driving I sleep. But otherwise music

alynn Somewhere wonderful
11/02/14 5:42 am

I used to do a lot of audio books...made an enormous difference. Now I just listen to music, mostly.

firefly5 the verse
11/02/14 5:51 am

I do audiobooks and podcasts, too. when my commute was longer, I did language programs.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
11/02/14 6:12 am

Oh! Language programs! That's smart.

MogoshKatz Wisconsin
11/02/14 1:02 am

I listen to podcasts. There is a seemingly infinite number of them so it's not hard to find one that appeals to you.

imanag My heaven on Earth
11/02/14 12:34 am

I like both music and meditation.

asmodeus enjoying the final kalpa
11/02/14 5:10 am

I was gonna suggest the same thing. :)