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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Birdchaser busted

So, I was driving to work this morning when a police car pulled in behind me. After a couple miles and a couple turns, it was still behind me. Five minutes later he was still there. I was starting to get nervous, wondering if I had put my latest car insurance forms in the glove compartment. I might as well have been a common criminal for how nervous I was getting.

Looking in the rear-view mirror, I could see him making a call on his radio.

Just then we went around a corner and started down a long hill.

At the bottom of the hill I could see a couple Turkey Vultures on some roadkill. Soon I was only fifty yards away and the birds were still in the middle of the road.

Just before I got to them, the birds took off. One got away clean, but the other one flew up into my path and whooshed right over my hood, across my windshield, and over the top of my car.

Looking back in the mirror, I saw the bird come crashing down onto the windshield of the police car.

The officer quickly threw on his lights, pulled me over and proceeded to give me a ticket.

For flipping him the bird!


Safe driving out there, everyone.

1 comment:

Patrick B. said...

Aww man! Hook, line, and sinker for me... good one!

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