Tag Archives: Driving

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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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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Could You Just Say What You Mean?

I want to start off by giving inspirational credit to a fellow blogger who goes by the name of shops4shoes (ooh, I just felt my wallet twitch in my pocket) over on a blog called “A Little Bit Brave.” I … Continue reading

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Not So nICE

The forecast included “black ice” warnings. The signs hanging from the highway overpasses said “slippery conditions possible.” We had just cleaned up after an ice storm and the overnight temperature was in the low teens but the driver of this … Continue reading

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