Well, you aren’t really going by yourself, right? I mean, you’re going with friends. It’s not like you’re going by yourself to be abducted by a drug lord. You just happen to be the only person who isn’t traveling with their husband or boyfriend. Plus, 7 (3 couples plus your little sad self) is a lucky number so you’re just certain that this vacation will go off without a hitch. That would be a welcome piece of luck since every other vacation you’ve ever taken has had a fair amount of drama. Remember?
So, you are thinking about a career change huh? Well, let me be the first to tell you to avoid international espionage. Trust me, it is not as glamorous as it seems.
Sure it sounds cool, and it has its moments of danger and excitement, but in the end it leaves you strung out with no friends and living a life of constant compromise.
You spend weeks, months, and years studying your target, and most likely your target has been studying you as well. Finally the time arrives when you will come into close proximity, which of course can be extremely dangerous, but also invaluable for gaining invaluable intel.
I am writing this article for two reasons: 1) the other guys didn’t want it, 2) I feel obligated, like a messenger from the north sent to share the wisdom of the weather with the south.
I feel like I should have a cape and a scroll with wise proverbs and instructions from the good people of the north… hmm… maybe a nice velvet robe too… I don’t know, maybe not. Or, should I have a club (blunt object) for each piece of advice I share? One that says, “plow your streets, then apply salt”, number 2 would say, “don’t sled on the street, especially when there are brick mailboxes around you”, 3 would say, “never use a shovel to clear snow off your lexus, or any other car for that matter”.
I just want to provide some basic tricks of the trade, from the good people that brought you deep dish pizza, sky line chili, and car manufacturing. How to survive the snow would be what I would call it… NO, Wait! Surviving snow for dummies! is even better.
We recently received about 5-6 inches of snow, depending on who you ask. This snow, or Armageddon as it’s known here, came on us after two failed attempts at getting the weather prediction right in the first place. Once they had finally figured out if the snow was coming (2 hours before the first flake) ALL the schools were closed and most businesses decide to close early. As if this weren’t enough, the impending snow came and fell as finally forecasted, the rest of the city “clocked out” as it were.
Pay attention now. I am going to give you the answer to this WTDA right away. Always give the wave while driving.
In this instance, climate control is defined as: who has control of the climate of the room, car or water temp. The climate is usually controlled by myself, it comes with the leadership role. I lead in my home, it’s what I do and what I believe all men should do. Why is this important? Well, there are many reasons but the most important reason is that men know which way is north.
Ever been on the highway? I thought so! Well then I am sure you have merged a time or two. There are no laws as to how and when to merge but there are some unsaid rules. The unsaid rules are about to be said, yeah… That’s right, I said it!
This topic is something that most people never think about until they are stopped behind a car at an intersection waiting on other cars to go. But this is MY problem! I live here in Nashville, TN, the place where dreams die!… And so will some tennessean drivers if I don’t get a little bit of cooperation. I mean, really?