Monday, January 28, 2008

A quick blast from the past!

Have you ever had someone tailgate you before?
It is so annoying.
Not to mention it is dangerous.
I know that when someone does that, it usually means they are in a hurry and want you to speed up.
Guess what? It doesn't make me speed up. In fact, it irritates me so much, that I do completely the opposite.
There is one particular incident that stands out for me.

One night, I was on my way home, driving the speed limit, just minding my own business. All of the sudden a guy comes up behind me and starts riding my bumper. He was obviously very impatient and started honking. Well, that really didn't sit well with me, so I gradually slowed down, way down. I never stomped the brakes (something I know people do) and I tried to remain calm. We came upon an intersection in which we both made a right turn onto a 4 lane road. I immediately got back up to the speed limit as he went to the left lane in order to pass me.

What he didn't know was that my boyfriend was ahead of me and had slowed down when he had not seen me for a while.

He saw what was happening through his rearview mirror.
Just as the guy was coming up along side of me, Howard moved to the left lane, which blocked the guy from passing me.
At that point Howard and I both slowed down and drove together, which kept him in a blocked position.

I don't think the guy liked that very much, as he threw his arms up and honked at Howard. We were approaching the intersection to turn. Howard slowly moved over behind me as we began to make a right turn, and the guy made it to the intersection only to be stopped by a red light. As we made our turn, he sat at the red light, gesturing, yelling and honking.

The timing of everything was impeccable, and of course he had no clue that we even knew each other.

You know what "they" say about patience!

Howard and I still laugh and say every so often...."wonder if he is still mad".

Slow down and be safe!

I posted this on July 12, 2005


Lee Ann

Just a side note: At no time during the drive home did we ever drive in a manner that would be harmful to anyone.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 you must grow with the change...

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time. ~Julie Andrews
Have a great week everyone!

Lee Ann

Thursday, January 24, 2008


Did you watch?
It was just like the rest....The Moderator ("media" ) determines who will come out looking like a winner.
It would be nice to see all of the candidates speak with equal time!
Don't forget to vote in the Primary!
If you are undecided, please just Google
Have a great weekend!
Lee Ann

Saturday, January 19, 2008

A rare occasion!

This is a rare occasion in our southern city of Birmingham... snow! With normal temperatures running between 35 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter months, it hardly ever snows. It just started snowing, so I will keep you updated. I am sure we will not get any accumulation. It is just so pretty to watch. My cats are amused as well.

A little boy was going around getting snow off of all the cars. He built a giant snowball!

It is sticking a little bit in the woods!

Look at the nice little snowy blanket on the is a black roof!

I hope all of you are staying warm!


Lee Ann

Sunday, January 13, 2008

What's in a picture?

Product placement (or in this case picture placement) :[
I haven't forgotten about you, I have just been busy.
I will be coming by to see you soon.
Have a great week!
Hugs to all!
Lee Ann

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Do you have any new words?


(I am pretty sure I have heard of some of these words before!)

Essential vocabulary additions for the workplace (and elsewhere)!!!

Sitting around in a group, discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.

A manager, who flies in, makes a lot of noise, craps on everything, and then leaves.

The process by which some people seem to absorb success and advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard

The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream only to get screwed and die in the end.

An office filled with cubicles.

When someone yells or drops something loudly in a cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on.

The on-line, wired generation's answer to the couch potato.

Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage. What Yuppies get into when they have children and one of them stops working to stay home with the kids.

A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out and whiny.

An ATM or credit card that has been rendered useless because magnetic strip is worn away from extensive use.

Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's workplace.

Entertainment and media spectacles that are Annoying but you find yourself unable to stop watching them.

The fine art of whacking the crap out of an electronic device to get it to work again.

The rarefied organizational layers beginning just above the rank and file. Decisions that fall from the adminisphere are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant to the problems they were designed to solve.

15. 404:
Someone who's clueless. From the World Wide Web error Message '404 Not Found,' meaning that the requested site could not be located.

Features o f the American landscape that are exactly the same no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls, and subdivisions.

That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize that you've just made a BIG mistake. (Like after hitting send on an email by mistake).

Well-Off Older Folks.

Surreptitiously passing gas while passing through a Cube Farm.