Parallel Parking is Going the Way of Cursive Writing

We stopped teaching cursive writing in schools, and people started printing or texting everything. Now that Maryland has eliminated the parallel parking requirement from the Driver Skills Test, well... I'm afraid folks are already losing that skill too. I pulled into a parallel parking spot alongside a curb (of course) where there were two spaces. … Continue reading Parallel Parking is Going the Way of Cursive Writing

A Wake of Vultures

The other day, I was driving to work when I encountered a wake of vultures. Before you ask—no I did not know that a group of vultures feeding on a carcass is called a wake, while a group of vultures in flight is called a kettle. Instead, I thought, I wonder if a group of … Continue reading A Wake of Vultures