Saturday, October 10, 2009

call for subjects, call for stories:

this week i am committed to doing something so uncharacteristically me that i might die. die, or find a new way of living. you should do the same. then post and tell your story.

here goes.

when i drive, the open road is freedom. anything between me and an open road is a cage. hence, i tailgate. i drive faster than anyone should. i do not enjoy driving because the road is somehow always closed to me, always someone or something getting in the way of me and openness. so. this week i am being different. i'm letting people pass me. i will not put lead in my shoes. i will not drive in the fast lane. i will not glare into the rearview mirror of cars in front of me.


k, your turn.


  1. Have you read my post:

    This is hilarious to me because I canNOT picture you as a "Cruella" driver. My dad is one and he actually talks to and sometimes yells at other drivers with closed windows. It's times like those when I have to be careful about not lol'ing because it only adds to his frustration. Too bad I won't get a chance to witness it with you because you're going to be "different" from now on... At least you won't be as likely to hit bicyclists like me anymore! Hahah!

  2. Carolyn, I am so glad I found your blog! Thanks for coming to talking to us yesterday about your teaching experience. I am looking forward to reading all your posts!
    Love, Katherine