Tag: life

  • Thunder and Lightning

    I have managed, over the past four years, to accept it. To embrace the stifling, sticky summers of Northern Virginia and thrive in the oppressive heat that normally hits this region in July and August. That’s saying something, too, because I grew up in the pleasant weather pattern of Southern California, with its gently blowing […]

  • How Cars Crash Could Save Your Life

    Published on MyRide.com There is no sound at that moment when a car collides. The point of impact is a pause, followed by the scream of shattering glass and corkscrewed metal. It is a space, a held breath, a second when there is nothing but the deep inhale of air between two onrushing objects. Strange […]