Speeding my way to 400, I debated whether I should take MARTA in (which would make me late) or drive myself in (which I figured would probably get me in on time). My decision making abilities are not at their best before I've had my coffee, so after a not-small amount of waffling and dithering, I decided to take my car.
I switched my hours to a 4x10 workweek after the '09 legislative session adjourned, so I set out pretty early in the morning. Early enough that the worst Atlanta traffic congestion hasn't started yet.
I didn't arrive at work on time; I was early. As in 15 minutes early. (And actually, my co-editors were all late, so it's not like they would've cared or noticed if I'd been late anyway. I mentioned my poor decision making abilities sans coffee, right?)
Makes me wonder whether I should drive to work instead of taking the train during the non-session times of the year. Except I am going to hit Atlanta's rush hour traffic going home, not to mention the increased fuel expense, vehicle wear, and carbon footprint yadda ya that driving would mean. And I do get work done on my laptop on the train. So I suspect I'll keep taking MARTA. But it does make me raise an eyebrow, again, at how awful Atlanta's traffic situation is. A drive that ought to take no more than 30 minutes regularly becomes a grueling hour+ long ordeal because of it. Hmph.
Also, I must remember NOT to take the train home and leave my car at work.