The Mystery Of The Missing Keys

Strewn about the highways of middle-Tennessee, you will find hundreds of video boards spelling out important messages to the drivers passing by. Sometimes they will be warning you of construction up ahead. Other times they will be grimly tallying up the number of deaths that have happened on the state’s highways this year and, for […]

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Madman For a Day

There’s something about being dangerous that is unbelievably exciting. I suppose that’s why “Breaking Bad” was such a huge TV show. Everyone secretly wants to be a dangerous, murderous meth kingpin. Fortunately, most people are happy to live vicariously through fictional characters instead of cooking the purest meth known to man. I’ve never been considered […]

Thanks For the Death Reminders, Tennessee

Driving in Nashville is a dangerous affair. Having spent my entire driving career in Kansas City, I was used to a certain type of driver. Everyone will drive ten miles over the speed limit. Everyone will tailgate. Everyone will drive stupidly in the rain, sleet, snow, ice, hail, or any other perceivable thing that might […]

Watch Out, Open Road. Someone Let Me Have a Truck!

The classic film “The Wizard of Oz” featured several things. Tornadoes. Flying demon monkeys. Mean talking trees. An impractical road made of golden bricks. Mostly, though, it contained the thought of home. For generations, home was the place to be. Did people want to visit Spain or see the Eiffel Tower? Sure, but they would […]

Nose Picking and Dancing: Two Driving Activities I Do Not Recommend

Dear Lady Next to me at the Stoplight, Hi. It was great that we could meet up like this this morning. I couldn’t help but noticing that your car seems very nice. Is it new? If not, I’m impressed with the care that you have used with your car. It still looks like it just […]