Westwood Boulevard Main Street

I Always Carry Two Books in Case I Get Bored

Lidia Castillo

I’m on my way back from checking out the Hammer Museum. I’d never been there before. They had these really cool spinning chairs, and I hung out there, people-watching, as different people hopped on.

There are a lot of really cool, weird people to talk to on public transportation. I also read a lot on the bus. At the moment, I’m reading Eckhart Tolle and some other books about the laws of attraction.

I always carry two books with me, just in case I get bored of one. Earlier today on the bus, a little girl was trying to read my book. So I held it on her side so she could read it, too. When she left, I knew that she had actually been reading because she said, “Thank you,” and waved at me. She was 6 years old. That was rad.

Map: Westwood Boulevard to Main Street

By continuing to use our website, you agree to our privacy and cookie policy.
Zócalo wants to hear from you. Please take our survey!

Get More Zócalo

No paywall. No ads. No partisan hacks. Ideas journalism with a head and a heart.

You may opt out or contact us anytime.

×