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Dear brain,

I realize you're excited about our English friends who are stopping by for a quick visit during their tour of the USA tonight, but that's no excuse for letting me climb into the passenger seat of my car when you know perfectly well the steering wheel is on the other side.

A quiet word at the critical moment would have saved me much embarrassment.

Yours sincerely,

Me

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snapes_angel
Oct. 3rd, 2013 03:48 pm (UTC)
The savvy knows that they drive on the other side across the ocean, ergo your brain is on the other side of the ocean. It's okay, we all have senior moments.
jongibbs
Oct. 3rd, 2013 05:25 pm (UTC)
Lol, if I'm like this now, goodness only knows what I'll be like when I reach '30' :)
snapes_angel
Oct. 3rd, 2013 06:34 pm (UTC)
Well, you'll be '30' then, won't you? ;)
vaughan_stanger
Oct. 3rd, 2013 03:48 pm (UTC)
That made me chuckle!
jongibbs
Oct. 3rd, 2013 05:25 pm (UTC)
:P
seekerval
Oct. 3rd, 2013 03:49 pm (UTC)
Thank you. Today is a day I need humor.

BTW, digging through the glove box, pretending to search for something, could be an effective cover. If the need ever arises ...
jongibbs
Oct. 3rd, 2013 05:26 pm (UTC)
I'm not even sure anyone else noticed, but I went a brilliant shade of red as i walked around to the other side of the car :)
seekerval
Oct. 3rd, 2013 09:25 pm (UTC)
"brilliant" is nice.
blood_of_winter
Oct. 3rd, 2013 04:43 pm (UTC)
it's an invasion!! The British are coming!
jongibbs
Oct. 3rd, 2013 05:26 pm (UTC)
Lol, it's all part of our master plan to take back the colonies :)
ladysaotome
Oct. 3rd, 2013 04:50 pm (UTC)
Was it in front of your friends? I agree with seekerval, obviously there was something in the glovebox that was direly needed. ;)
jongibbs
Oct. 3rd, 2013 05:27 pm (UTC)
Luckily, I was the only witness :)
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jongibbs
Oct. 4th, 2013 08:37 am (UTC)
Lol, I suppose I should be happy it was at least the right car :)
bogwitch64
Oct. 4th, 2013 05:57 pm (UTC)
Fell into a bit of a time warp, eh?
jongibbs
Oct. 5th, 2013 08:29 am (UTC)
:)
sallymn
Oct. 5th, 2013 11:02 am (UTC)
At least it was the right car (and yes, I am speaking from experience, one's keys do not work on someone else's no matter how long you keep trying to push them... and it's a good idea to check that there isn't a complete stranger sitting in said car looking at you as you do...)
jongibbs
Oct. 5th, 2013 11:12 pm (UTC)
Lol :)
bondo_ba
Oct. 7th, 2013 05:38 pm (UTC)
At least you didn't drive around on the wrong side for any extended period...
jongibbs
Oct. 7th, 2013 06:31 pm (UTC)
Lol, it wouldn't be the first time :)
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