Tag Archives: Driving

Road Trip

Apologies to Judy, if she hasn’t yet had her coffee, and to Mary (please don’t take away my bonus points), and to all the others who don’t like math, but it’s Monday, and this is a true story, so: “If … Continue reading

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Bat Crap Crazy Drivers

A while ago, I posted a short series of traffic rants. In the final rant, I promised that I was done. The normal day-to-day idiots are still out there, and my daily commute is still full of heart-racing moments when … Continue reading

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What Did I Do?

This will be the last of my traffic rants. I promise. At least for a little while. Unless, of course a new kind of jackass evolves. I’ve written about special people and special people on the highway before. Today, I’m … Continue reading

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Backroads and Circles

I’ve been moaning about traffic in and around Hartford lately. I have one more traffic / New England driver related rant coming – just giving you fair warning, but this is not it. Today, I have a bad news / … Continue reading

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My Lenten Failure

For Lent, again this year, I did for myself, the little things that others often do for me. I wrote about that last year, no need to describe it today. Besides, Lent’s over – “honey, can you bring me more … Continue reading

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Resolutions?

If we were having a beer, you would waste very little time getting to the subject on your mind. “Cheryl, please pour me some wine and, unless he has resolved to give up alcohol, a Yuengling for my young friend.” … Continue reading

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The Other Side of I-80

A few weeks ago I wrote about being rescued in Omaha by my brother who was kind enough to drive 2 ½ hours to fetch me from a hastily arranged backup airport. The ride from Omaha, NE to Ames, IA, … Continue reading

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