Driving back from Michigan yesterday, my “evolution in action” comments from yesterday’s post were illustrated once more. I encountered at least two idiot drivers who deserve to die horribly, albeit hopefully in a solo crash against a bridge abutment.
One passed a car I was passing. I was on the left and pulled right to let people behind me by. He passed the same car at high speed on the right and began pulling into my space, blowing his horn, and then showed his displeasure by coming dangerously close to my Honda as he then passed me.
The second squeaked through a barely adequate space between me and the car I was about to pass, rocketing ahead and giving me the finger as he did.
As this post implies, I reached home safely the idiots’ efforts notwithstanding. Sookie was the perfect passenger for eleven hours (I stopped more frequently than I would normally, to walk her and let her drink some water). Patricia remains in Michigan, staying with her mom while her sisters take a brief vacation. She’ll fly home in ten days. I have Sookie to myself in the meantime, so she should bond with me fairly thoroughly.
(I made it home with the help of two 5/500 mg Vicodin tabs. Possibly less than safe, but for a change my leg/hip/back did not do well on a drive.)
Trying to line up some sessions with a couple of new models. They should be very interesting if we can work something out.
You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me Department
Word from San Francisco that a guard at the Jewish Museum’s Gertrude Stein exhibit (running concurrently with the wonderful “Steins Collect” exhibit at SF MOMA) admonished a lesbian couple not to hold hands while viewing the exhibit. Fortunately, the museum has recognized the error (not to mention the absurdity) of the guard’s actions, dismissed him, and declared tomorrow, Sunday, to be “Hand Holding Day.”
As reported in the San Francisco Chronicle, the guard told the couple that they couldn’t hold hands in the museum. The two women started to argue with him. After a small crowd began to form around them, the guard attempted to escort the couple out the door.
“And they said, ‘No, we are not leaving and we want to talk to somebody in authority right now,’” an eyewitness explained. “The idea that in 2011, in San Francisco, at the Jewish Museum, this guard could be that out of touch was shocking.”
Now if we can only get Michele Bachmann to sponsor a hand holding day at one of her campaign rallies.
Out of Control Cops Department
This cop needs some remedial training.
How about using dashboard cams, plus character recognition, to create a massive database recording your every location as you drive? Think Massachusetts.
From that long-ago, initial 2003 session.