K5 users voted three of my story submissions to the site’s front page, and one to section.
Electronic Taxi Dispatch, v1.0 is about how the taxi company’s pre-smartphone/pre-tablet GPS-enabled computerized dispatch system matched passengers with cabs.
Who Are Your Lifelines? is about the time that I bailed my passenger out of jail. He was a down-on-his-luck tech worker, who could have been anyone. He’d called me because he remembered my phone number.
Humanity’s Second-Best Hope is about the dreadful seasonal job that I had just before I started taxi driving, mixed with some 2012-era political commentary.
The section story was an anecdote of no importance. It needs some editing.
The pages and posts are basically as I submitted them to K5, except I’ve moved the pictures and youtube videos into the stories (K5 did not allow inline images).
Speaking of youtube… The passenger whom I rescued from his new ‘friends’ was the first video that I'd taken to document my adventures in the taxi:
This post is about why I decided to call my k5 account ‘TaxiCabJesus’: http://www.taxiwars.org/2013/04/origin-of-tcj-moniker.html
I kept notes about almost all my passengers. Some of the stories that I haven’t posted are of some importance. I plan to narrate “Ordinary Rendition”...
Thanks for reading this far. If you have any comments or suggestions about my little website (layout, etc), I’ll very much appreciate them!