Since tonight was the first warmish evening of the year, we decided to take a drive. Very romantical, no? We ended up out in the countryside, in an area neither of us had been to before. Turning as the whim took us, we found ourselves on this road:
Cruising along, we noticed this sign:
and laughed. Mary Alice, the pilot, reduced from warp speed to the speed of light in deference to the sign.
See the skid marks? Mary Alice earned her Stops on a Dime badge this evening. I ever so calmly stated, “Holy shi*GASP*!!!” Did you know that if you’re with someone else during a death-defying moment, you can see both lives flash before your eyes? It’s true. Now there really are no more secrets between us.
It’s hard to tell in the picture, but there is about a 5-foot drop in about 20 feet of “road.” If Mary Alice had lain down on the road to take this, only the top of my head would have been visible here:
Pay no attention to the shapeless, baggy t-shirt. Had I known I would be playing the part of Vanna White in this episode, I would have dressed accordingly. Who knew this WAS the night for the spandex and sequins??