Not to Jaywalk
Back to Jaywalking.
I read that this is a contagious "crime" and so I decided to fight it.
Anytime that I am with people at a traffic light, regardless of the level of traffic, I do not jaywalk. I'm not a goody two shoes, I just am deciding to set a different trend, or to not be infected by the contagious crime.
So you can imagine my excitement when the other day, I was waiting at a traffic light and a few groups of co-eds came up behind me. I was sort of in the way, I guess. I stood where you stand when you're waiting for the light to change. I could feel the tension in the groups growing. Not one of them wanted to lead the way. The pressure was building behind me but I stood my ground at the light and no one crossed until I started walking once the walk sign lit up. It was a small victory for me.