ROAD RAGE AND GUNS

I’ve always loved western TV shows. Heck, when I was a kid, they were about all that was on prime time TV. The Lone Ranger, Big Valley, Ponderosa, The Rifleman, Bonanza, Wagon Train, Gunsmoke, Rawhide (I could go on). Road rage and guns…sounds like a contemporary western. When I moved to Texas in 1978, nearly…

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NO DRIVER LICENSE ADS ON BUS

I saw an automobile insurance advertisement on a city bus that said “No Driver License? No Problem!” Now, that’s very disturbing to me. I always thought that you actually need a driver license to insure a vehicle. That just makes sense. Someone told me just yesterday that she was broadsided by a non-resident who ran…

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LEFT LANE IS FOR PASSING

You’re flying down the freeway, doing 70+ mph, in the passing lane or left lane or fast lane as it is fondly referred to. When, suddenly, as you come over a hill, there it is; that service truck with oversized sheets of glass perched in the back. It’s like a scene in Final Destination; you…

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DRONE SPEEDING TICKETS

I was watching a demonstration of drones delivering an Amazon package to coordinates in the middle of an open field. The delivery time was spot-on and the drone flew overhead, about 50 feet above the recipient, then flew back overhead and dropped the package. A tiny parachute ejected to lessen the impact, but the box…

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COURTEOUS DRIVER

Another year has come to an end. And, with that, a new year begins, bringing hope and a fresh new start to be the person that you really want to be. Becoming a kinder, gentler person (like Ghandi, only without the shaved head and lack of appetite). This New Years Eve, on my resolution list,…

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CHILD IN A HOT CAR

I really don’t know what exactly created change or forward thinking in regards to leaving a child in a hot car. Perhaps it was a slow evolution over time. When I was a kid, our Mom would leave us in the hot car for hours and go into the grocery store, with no problems. If…

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