Many days we leave the van running, either for the beacon because we're altering traffic or because we're charging instruments or running them directly off of the batery.
Dave: I just got a big inhale of the exhaust.
Me: That's probably not very good for us.
Dave: Yesterday (Editor's note: We didn't work together on Thursday and he worked on a very active construction site in a city) a Japanese woman was walking by covering her mouth and nose with both hands. What the fuck is that going to do? Maybe she's covering up her herpes; lip herpes. She reminded me of those Japanese people wearing masks.
Me: Ah, you mean over in Chinatown, right?
Dave: Yeah. I also saw one at Government Center.