Posts Tagged ‘Driving’

My Next Thought Was “Whoa!” (And I’m Happy To Say That I Didn’t Need The Bag)

March 7, 2018

You know how enough overly cautious speed limits on curves can lull you into a false sense of security so that it’s a nasty surprise when you hit a curve where even an iota over the posted speed can give you that sliding off the road sensation?

A while back at a theme park I endured warning after warning for rides that wouldn’t have given even L’s Grandmother (a notorious lightweight when it comes to ride tolerance) a flutter, so it’s understandable (if unwise) that when I was told an upcoming ride would be “intense,” my first thought was “Yeah, yeah.”

Then as the ride started I saw the provided barf bags . . .


It Was A Completely Legal And Safe Turn, I Just Didn’t Have A Lot Of Time To Linger While Doing It

June 9, 2017

Today my son learned that when I’m driving and say “Hang on!”, I mean it!

This Happened To Me Today (Via Remark, Not Via Automobile)

July 22, 2015

When you’re cruising down the road in the fast lane and you lazily sail past a few hard driving cars and are feeling pretty pleased with yourself and then accidentally change down from fourth to first instead of third thus making your engine leap out of your bonnet in a rather ugly mess, it tends to throw you off your stride in much the same way that this remark threw Ford Prefect of his.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.