Two Roads Diverged on the Way to Cleveland, and I…

I took the one... with no tolls. Google Maps is my favorite app on my phone; it amazes me every time I use it. One of the features I like is the ability in the settings to select "Avoid tolls". Now sometimes, it's worth paying the toll. For example, from our house to Ocean City, … Continue reading Two Roads Diverged on the Way to Cleveland, and I…

Sometimes Life Works Just Like You Hope It Should

I was driving down one of our local roads (Route 30) yesterday with my son and a neighbor. The road is a four-lane "highway", with a speed limit of 25 miles per hour for significant portions of the road. As I've written about before, I'm kind of anal about speed limits, and always use a … Continue reading Sometimes Life Works Just Like You Hope It Should

X plus 7

Don't panic, this is not a post about algebra! Instead, what it represents is the formula I use for determining my driving speed. In the formula, X represents the posted speed limit. So if I am on a highway where the posted speed limit is 55 mph, then the maximum speed I will go, and … Continue reading X plus 7