“Don’t get off the bus ’cause there ain’t nothin’ for you here!”
As I pulled into Tacoma at 7 o’clock this morning, those immortal words kept going through my head.
I did get off the bus, though … figuratively speaking … and all I have to show for it are these lousy Tacoma photographs.
Oh well, you get what you pay for.
On my way back home, fresh from writing a diatribe about lousy Seattle drivers, I could not help but repeatedly shake my head.
You see, in that 30 mile, 45 minute trip, I counted not one, not two, not eighteen, not two hundred and nine, but six … count ’em 6 cars spun out on the side of Interstate 5.
“Six cars? Wow, there must have been hell of a blizzard in the Seattle area today, eh Rex?”
You would be forgiven for thinking so, but the fact is, we didn’t get any snow today. No, we didn’t get snow, but we did get rain. .62″ to be exact. A little over half an inch.
Much is made about how Seattle drivers cannot drive in the snow. Last January, a video went viral poking fun at just that:
What people fail to realize, however, is that Seattle drivers are really no better in the rain.
That’s right, rain.
You know, the stuff that falls on Seattle 160 days annually, and has done so for the last 5,000 years?
Yeah, that rain.
Well, guess what?
Seattleites can’t drive in that either.
I’m not kidding.
Ladies and gentlemen, if you live in Western Washington, and you cannot drive in the rain … then maybe, just maybe, this whole “driving” thing just isn’t for you.
I’m just throwing that out there.