Teens Texting and Driving Video

The video above was published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to educate viewers on texting while driving. Teens spend their time texting on the phone not realizing they are swerving into other lanes or right off the road. Most of the incidents result in a panic of over corrective steering.

As a parent of teenagers, I find this video a bit disconcerting. I believe the biggest thing for parents is to lead by example and certainly not perform this type of behavior themselves. Moreover, express the importance of giving 110% attention to the road while driving.

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is a non-profit, charitable organization based in Washington DC. The purpose of their research is to communicate their findings to policy makers, safety partners and the media.


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Places”

Beach, mountain, forest, or somewhere else entirely?

Some of the best memories I have in my life are from being in the mountains. The mountains, which in a single view are breathtaking as they are enormous. It’s amazing to witness the amazing power of what the earth results in when the crust that floats above the earth’s core can create. Continue reading “Places”

Juggling Too Much

I feel a bit overwhelmed as of late. We are working on putting the house up for sale, we just passed into mid-terms at school and I’ve been moving web hosts. In hindsight, I should have put off the web host move for a few months, although I do not regret moving my sites. Continue reading “Juggling Too Much”

Life Without Cable TV is Great

I have been pondering today over Demian Seiler’s blog post about his life without cable. Like him, I also cut cable a few years ago. We spend some downtime relaxing watching Netflix and renting Blu-Ray movies from the Redbox. This is still working out pretty well for us. We also eliminated over-the-air signal from our television as well. Going to the lengths to remove TV from our home was done so we can spend more quality time with each other. Continue reading “Life Without Cable TV is Great”