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Even for accomplished drivers (which I’m not), driving on the “wrong” side can be a challenge. During a trip to Ireland, we somehow missed the memo about the stress of driving on the “wrong” side. Of course, which side is the “wrong” side depends on where you’re from. My husband, Mr. Excitement, and I are …

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Meryl writes regularly over at Six Decades and Counting about relationships, travel, food and whatever else interests her. This post was originally featured there.  In September 2015 New Jersey passed a revised law regarding children and car seats. This law mandates rear-facing car seats with 5-point harness for children under the age of two weighing 30 pounds or less. …

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You probably don’t know this, but you almost took me out this afternoon. in Your passenger-side mirror was one inch from my driver-side mirror. Yes, I was in my own lane. You, my dear, were not. I understand that sometimes we drift, and get it back together after a near-miss. Sometimes an animal runs across …

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Flashing red lights reflected in the rearview mirror caught my eye.   I slowed my car to allow the officer, no doubt hot on the trail of some nefarious ne’er-do-well, to pass. At the ripe old age of 40-something, I had never been issued a moving violation, or even pulled over for a warning, so …

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