Wow, I watched the footage of a car running head on into a
store…a woman who was leaving, purchase in hand, jumped to save her life…glass
breaking, door coming in…and the news anchor calming revealed a 71-year-old
woman had accidentally hit the gas pedal.
shouldn’t be given licenses…
As I sit here today, in fairly good health, I
see no reason why I could not be driving at 71 and possess near the same abilities as I
myself that I am 60. It wasn’t that long
ago my own ideas of how I would be at sixty were completely different from how
they actually are. My hair is not gray
(visually, not gray)…I am not walking with a walker…my voice doesn’t shake…I
don’t yell at my son-in-law…and I do not need help up the stairs. However, that was how I perceived things would be as I turned the corner into the “golden” years of life.
Hopefully, at 71, none of us will be plowing through
stores. Yet, I will no longer find
myself thinking that driving laws should be different for that age.
thinks his GG is super cool! I also hope
his GG feels as great then as she does today.
One thing is for sure…if I am still driving…I will be very careful!
slap you in the face?