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So it looks like I will be commuting (45 minutes or so each way) starting in August
Looking for ‘life hacks’ - gadgets, healthy snacks, apps, et al - that you’ve discovered that help your commutes

I’m slightly concerned bc I do get some hamstring and lower back issues when I sit too long (I actually used to site on tennis balls to help stretch my hamstring on long drives

Thanks in advance
 

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So it looks like I will be commuting (45 minutes or so each way) starting in August
Looking for ‘life hacks’ - gadgets, healthy snacks, apps, et al - that you’ve discovered that help your commutes

I’m slightly concerned bc I do get some hamstring and lower back issues when I sit too long (I actually used to site on tennis balls to help stretch my hamstring on long drives

Thanks in advance
audiobooks.
 

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So it looks like I will be commuting (45 minutes or so each way) starting in August
Looking for ‘life hacks’ - gadgets, healthy snacks, apps, et al - that you’ve discovered that help your commutes

I’m slightly concerned bc I do get some hamstring and lower back issues when I sit too long (I actually used to site on tennis balls to help stretch my hamstring on long drives

Thanks in advance
It’s 45 minutes - not Paris to Dakar.
 

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EACH WAY

plus, I have never had anything more than a 15 minute commute that didn’t involve a subway or a bike
so I’m turning to pros
 
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Depends on to/from... That 45 could be 1.5.

Just this eve, wreck on 190 shut it down North and South. Added 30 min to my trek home.

App... Waze.
When I taught in tx my gf worked in Dallas
She had a 15 minute window that was the difference between 45 & 90 minutes
I want no part of that

Luckily I’m going opposite of rush hour flow, so that should help
 

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My pre-Covid commute was 45-60 mins each way. But this was suburb driving with traffic lights. I have SiriusXM and that helps.
 

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audiobooks.
My dad used to commute from Algiers to Empire. About 50 to 60 minutes. He learned Spanish.

Seriously. He had a co-worker from Honduras so he could practice at work. His Spanish is still decent and it was learned in commutes.

I just don’t have that kind of discipline. He’s not proud.
 

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Long ago I knew of an older gentleman who would start his daily afternoon commute from NOLA to somewhere across the Causeway with a 6- pack of 16 ounce Budweiser’s. Everyday.
 

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My dad used to commute from Algiers to Empire. About 50 to 60 minutes. He learned Spanish.

Seriously. He had a co-worker from Honduras so he could practice at work. His Spanish is still decent and it was learned in commutes.

I just don’t have that kind of discipline. He’s not proud.
i had a coworker who commuted everyday from nola east to downtown br. m-f. no way in hell.
 

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