Older guy several escalator steps below mine, on an escalator that was built in 2012: that was not a good time to tell me how much you miss Old Portland. It just seemed like you were whining because I didn't want to talk to you. (And no, "how you doin?" is not an Old Portland question.) My anxious mumble and embarrassed smile should've made that clear. Your bitter, secretly resentful response made me feel bad (and then mad that I was feeling bad), so I'll go work on my escalator-chatting, let-down-Old-Portlanders-softly skills, and you can go find someone else to miss the 90's and walk down Albina naked with.
That Escalated Quickly
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