You really have to edit out the swear words???? No wonder I get bad vibes from that place. How can all those Red State dinkos communicate with each other?

Actually, I think it's the fact that I like to lean back, like my Latino friends do, when I drive (after all, they are the ones who taught me to drive...). You can't do that in a big vehicle. WAAAY up top there. That's death, instantly. And, yes, she was definitely jaywalking. But I was parked and playing with the transmission on the steering wheel, not quite yet understanding how to use it. Coincidence.

BTW. I passed on your "stress" piece to another friend and she has now passed back this interesting number to you:

https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend/transcript?language=en

I have never considered stress a friend but... Who knows? Harvard, no less.

Possessor of Paul Newman eyes. Author of the straightforward & strange. “Women zai shuo ba.” Be useful; share what you can; help others always. Doctor of texts.