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Thread: A Seasonal Message

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Whittier, CA, USA

    A Seasonal Message

    I would like to share an experience with you all, about drinking and driving. As you well know, some of us have been known to have had brushes with the authorities on our way home from the odd social session over the years.

    A couple of nights ago, I was out for a few drinks with some friends and had a few too many beers and some rather nice tequila. Knowing full well I may have been slightly over the limit, I did something I've never done before - I took a bus home.

    I arrived home safely and without incident, which was a real surprise, as I have never driven a bus before and am not sure where I got this one.

    Be safe everyone!
    Dan Gonzales
    Whittier, CA, USA
    Dona nobis pacem

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Oceanside, So. Calif. 5 mi. to the ocean

    Myrna and I cracked-up.

    I'll make a bet. I bet your wonderful wife and kids think YOU are cracked-up.
    That's the way to go!


    First of all you have to be smarter than the machine.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Now that made me laugh.

    Still, you bring up a very important point. Drinking and driving are a very bad combination. It's not worth the risk.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    I got a chuckle out of that... bet some driver is still scratching his head... "Now where did I park that bus?"

    Vaughn brings up a good point... I don't drink much any more and rarely ever drive if I've had more than one drink... but back as a younger man, I've done my share.
    Tellico Plains, TN
    My parents taught me to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder to find any.
    If you go looking for trouble, it will usually find you.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Central NY State
    Dan, that gave me a good chuckle. Stay safe folks, and you know seriously - don't drink & drive.
    If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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