Two stupid things happened to stupid me *right* before I moved to NJ.
ONE ENDED UP BEING PRETTY COSTLY
So there I am, just driving along, minding my own business. I had stopped for some fries at McDonald’s (don’t judge me), and was back on my path, driving along the interstate, listening to an audiobook. There are two lanes. The guy in front of me is going kind of slow, so I put on my blinker, and pass him. I get back over in the right lane.
Then, in slow motion, as I bring some fries to my mouth, I notice a cop is on my left, staring at me. I munch on the fries and try to just drive along, minding my own business. Well, don’t you know, he slows down and gets behind me, turns on his lights and his siren, and pulls me over.
I couldn’t believe it. He asked me to get out of the car. He gave me a ticket for eating while driving. WHAT?! He said, “I saw you eating, and who knows what else you were doing.” It took everything in me to not be a smart-ass and say, “driving. That’s what else I was doing.” Continue reading