Good day. And then I was reading again...about Vintage people...I call them Vintage rather than use the description, "Gray". Anyone can be gray. Matters of fact, there is a hair dye you can use to turn your hair gray if you choose...some people's hair never turns gray, it turns WHITE, as in my father's case....fine white and beautiful.......I digress......the article I was reading referred to "Gray drivers". What the heck is that all about? What does a gray driver look like? I digress again....(this article was much too personal to me!). Supposedly, the "Baby Boomers" are aging. Matters of fact, I didn't used to be a baby boomer, but the age perimeters changed and now I am one. An analysis by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows a driver's risk-not only to herself -but also to others on the road- begins to increase about the age of 70 years of age. By the age of 85, the drivers are two to three times more likely to die in a vehicular accident than a 16 to 17 yr old teen. The article went on to state, fortunately, older drivers are more careful, drive shorter distances, and by design don't go out as often due to being retired. They don't drink and drive much. Well, the only thing I can say about that is what about those Vintage people driving those huge motor homes around? like huge crates of ammunition on wheels...slowly creeping along and swerving when they get a glimpse of the strip from atop N95 as it crests coming out of Boulder City....? What about those Vintage people who take lots of prescription meds and need naps? What's the AAA got to say about that? All I've got to say is that I am glad I am not a "gray" person cause I tint my hair...I drive an economical car...and I take naps...so I don't get tired.....Vintage and living in Las Vegas, that's me. Vintage is anything over 20 years old. That's me.
Seriously, the article is lax. (Not laxative) The way I figure it, I'm a darn good driver...for any given day I am on the road...I dodge speeding fancy sports cars down the 215, rental car malfunctions in speed when pulling on to the 215 from the rental hub.....I stay out of the fast lane so the young guns can go by....I wave when I drive by them as they are getting their tickets....I don't tailgate (unless someone is from out of state)....I allow people to cross the street to get into Walmart (I can't say the teenagers stop for me when I need to cross the street to get into Walmart) and I only park in the handicap slots when I feel my Vintage age....I try not to cuss at teenagers who flip me off.....I think I'm a pretty good driver for my Vintage age of over 20 yrs. (description of Vintage.) as long as I get my daily naps.....although, I am due for another hair tinting this week.....I sure hope I can find that cherished blue parking spot cause I feel really Vintage today....almost antique! I am pretty sure the person who wrote the "Gray Drivers" article was just jealous cause "GRAY DRIVERS" get to park closer to the door at Walmart and GRAY HAIR does not have anything to do with the WAY I DRIVE. hhhhhrrrrrrrmmmmmppphhhhh. For more Vintage small collectibles, come visit my store!
ca1928-29 State of Georgia Arithmetic Reader, awesome
ca1903 American Brilliant 6 " nappy, excellent condition
ca1939-45 KPM132 Krister Rosenthal, Demitasse cups and saucers, mint condition