Monday, August 26, 2013


Construction delays are commonplace in these parts sometimes causing delays of an hour or more.  As I passed the 'Caution Construction Ahead' sign today on the Crooked Road, an audible sigh escaped, I tightened my grip on the wheel in preparation for what may become a long, long line of built-up traffic.  What I did find as I inched my way toward the dual stop and slow sign was a playful flagger.  Passing slowly, I yelled out the open window, "Nice moustache!" I smiled.  My son chuckled, "I was thinkin' the same thing." A little unexpected lightness to what must be a trying job at times, taming the tigress behind the wheel.

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