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Enduring an 80-Mile Commute — Each Way

If you don’t have a very long commute to and from work, consider yourself lucky. But, if you’re like the rest of us, sitting in traffic to get from Point A to Point B, we hear you. We understand it can get frustrating and even downright maddening sometimes to get stuck in traffic, waiting…and waiting…and […]

If you don’t have a very long commute to and from work, consider yourself lucky.

But, if you’re like the rest of us, sitting in traffic to get from Point A to Point B, we hear you. We understand it can get frustrating and even downright maddening sometimes to get stuck in traffic, waiting…and waiting…and waiting to get to your destination.

So, we’re asking ‘how do you pass the time in traffic?’

Today, we hear from Houston Chronicle columnist, and frequent Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! panelist Kyrie O’Connor, who has to endure an 80-mile commute — each way — mostly by listening to the Bruce Springsteen channel on satellite radio.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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