Tag Archives: driving

Stupidity Fatigue

If it isn’t safe to text while driving, I assume it must also be true that it is not safe to text while directing traffic through a construction zone. I’m right about that aren’t I? And to you, Miss Texting Flagperson: You know, … Continue reading

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And while we’re on the subject of driving…

I have a few choice words for a few of you, if you can read, and I highly doubt that, but it needs to be said anyway: If you drive a big-ass truck, you DO NOT qualify to park in … Continue reading

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And to think that I saw it on 6th Avenue

Driving down 6th Avenue around Cambie and that godawful mess created by the construction of the Canada Line, a black limousine catches my eye. It’s driving in the fast lane–slowly. Very slowly. As I get closer, the reason for it’s leisurely pace becomes apparent. There is … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

I think it’s time to switch the signs advertising gas prices to a ticker model rather than the customary static signage. Wouldn’t that be more fun? I’ve noticed in recent months that every time I drive by a gas station that it’s … Continue reading

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Population of Non-Idiots: 1

Here is the paradox about Granville Island: When I am driving on Granville Island, the pedestrians turn into idiots. They walk down the middle of roadways oblivious to the fact that IT’S A ROADWAY FOR GOD’S SAKE! They cross from one … Continue reading

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Warning Lights

As I unbuckled my youngest from his car seat, I took a look at the back seat of my car. Oh dear. Suddenly, an unwelcome epiphany crystallized into a dark forbidding mass that could no longer be ignored. This was my epiphany: … Continue reading

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The Zappass

So, my car has taken to giving me a quite large, very painful static electric shock EVERY SINGLE TIME I exit. “Oh, you’d like to get OUT? ZAAAPPP!” It’s no longer a Passat it’s a Zappass. What did I do … Continue reading

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