My eyes are glued to my phone. My fingers are pecking away. I'm using my peripheral vision to walk around that person and that person. Excuse me! I have somewhere to be! I have messages to send!
All the while, Grammy-award winning violinist Joshua Bell could be making beautiful music in the train station ... a free concert that others would pay a lot of money to see ... as I rush by.
It could happen. It did happen ... to multi-tasking commuters just like you and me in Washington, DC.
Check out this experiment conducted by the Washington Post in 2007 (and for some reason popping up a lot on Facebook lately).
A nice reminder to
Ok, I have to be honest - I've never heard of Joshua Bell. But, Vanilla Ice? I'd recognize him ... and probably stop mid-Tweet.
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