I’m Just Trying to Win. At the start of the year, without telling anyone, I gave myself a challenge. It’s a challenge that I knew would be difficult, but I thought I could handle it. Getting ahead of this would require patience, understanding, and even courtesy. Still, I felt that I would be up to … Continue reading My Personal Challenge
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
I Followed a Bike Helmet to Work
Oh, the crazy stuff that goes through my head. This morning, I followed this bicycle helmet to work, and other coincidences.
It’s All About the Signals
You know, there are signals everywhere. You just have to learn to recognize them, and of course, what they mean.