Saturday, September 22, 2018
I was supposed to meet with Dirty Water TV for an interview we agreed to. More on that later. As I approached & passed the Haymarket MBTA station, I noticed a couple spotting me (it's amazing how many times I'm compared to my favorite hero Batman.) I explained who I was & it was a good start. But when I went to the Greatest Bar, after confusion with bouncer (in which I think he did an excellent job. Guys give that man a raise!) I found out there was no set. It turned out it was more sports fare than Dirty Water. Undeterred, I'd make the most of it by doing what I do best, doing a patrol. As I crossed, I met this lovely homeless woman named Olive. She was sweet as I explained who I was. I wish I still had the granola bars that I could give her, but I am glad that I made her day. As I crossed towards Downtown in Boston Common, a lot happened. I was lucky since when I cross it, it's usually closed, but to take advantage of the opportunity was golden. First ones to pot me was a couple doing a moonlight serenade. The woman spotted me. I explained who I was & I apologized for interrupting their romance. But they didn't mind, they wanted to know more about me. It felt good that people don't feel weird with me there. A touching moment came as a woman named Stormy came up to me & asked for a hug. I hugged her & she asked me to promise her that every time I see her that I give her a hug. It was touching & made me feel good. A scary moment came when I was passing a group of youths & they were asking me questions. Some standard, but they soon asked me what I would do in a knife & gun attack. It even went so far as he showed a knife in the conversation. I told the boy to put the knife away or else there would be legal trouble. They soon asked me to leave, saying I was "Strange as f**k." I covered new areas, as I soon found out for a bad situation I made good on it.