Lisa has been involved with defensive driving since 1999. She has been active providing important information regarding driving safety and periodic law changes in Texas and the United States. She enjoys driving safely, outdoor activities and hanging with her children.

Mid-life Crises On the Freeway

Next month I turn the big 4-O and I think I had my very first mid-life crisis episode on the way to work. Just seems like yesterday I was 19 and I had the answers to everything. Now that I’m 39 and yes I’m still holding on to my thirty’s damn it!!!!! (CLUE #1 –…

Hell Paso

El Paso, Texas aka The Pass, Hell’s Pass, Hell Paso. This intriguing and mysterious border town is a Mexican oasis nestled in the baron the Chihuahuan Desert. The Pass, as it is appropriately named is one of the top four most unique cities in the United States, in my opinion. Mark Twain’s top four were…

Fauxlebrity

A Fauxlebrity is someone who is a “fake celebrity” A person with no talent who is often thrusted into the limelight usually because of reality TV, being the offspring of a celebrity or associated with someone who is talented. But let us not forget the biggest fauxlebrities of them all, the heir of someone else’s…

Sante Fe, The Trail

I recently visited Santa Fe, New Mexico and it is always a pleasure to hang out in that town. Adobe buildings line the streets with Native American culture and spiritualism that is not only intriguing but one that entices self-discovery in ways you didn’t know existed. I visited the Museum Hill Trail and checked out…

The Car, Says A Lot About You

Driving is a big part of our lives and what you drive is a compelling symbol of your personality and sometimes your economic status. Back in the day, families would get together for a Sunday drive. The kind of leisure you would see on those old colorful postcards, with mom and dad in the front…

How-weird

Comedian – Dane Cook A comedian named Daun Thompson told me that an ex-boyfriend used to tell her, she had a way of going off the road (an analogy of her going through life) but always managing to get back on track. What a profound comparison. She never told me if that was meant to…

Time Hypnosis

I hope you had a great Valentine’s Day. I can’t believe it’s already the middle of February; this year is already going by too fast! I think I’m getting “time hypnosis”, it’s kind of like highway hypnosis, you know when you drive on a long-distance road trip and you get caught up in the music,…

Cupid can kiss my…

Alright, Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. So you know what that means, guys! Open that wallet big and wide! Last year for Valentine’s Day I spent over $300, that was just for the roses, candy and dinner and did I get any at the end of the night??? You’re damn right I did! I…

Hit It

You are driving down the moonlit highway, listening to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, thinking of …whatever, when all of a sudden a squirrel runs across the road. What do you do? No one likes hitting an animal or I should say most people don’t like hitting an animal, especially with a closed fist. But…

And we got by just fine

A study from Virginia Tech University shows that you are 23 times more likely to be in a car crash if you text and drive at the same time. The University of Utah psychologists have published a study showing that “motorists who talk on handheld or hands-free cellular phones are as impaired as drunken drivers.”…