Tuesday, August 7, 2007

The safest thing I saw today.

In Minnesota, convertibles are only really useful roughly half of the year, weather permitting. Even so, people still own them and put the top down when they can.

Ah convertibles, symbolic of letting the wind whip through your hair and your inhibitions fly away on the breeze.
I saw a woman riding in a convertible recently who let that symbolism slip by her:



She was sporting a bicycle helmet as she enjoyed her ride.

I am not sure if she understands that bicycle helmets are not meant to protect her were the convertible to flip, but I suppose it gave the her a sense of security and tameness she was seeking.

11 comments:

Just Dan said...

I love that! Good for her! You can never be too safe in this world.

vikki said...

I once saw a person wearing a bike helmet while riding in a car. It wasn't even a convertible.

Missy said...

LOL, that is awesome. Very awesome.

sarah george said...

is helmet head better than tangeled windblown hair?

Missy said...

That is a very good question....hmmm. I think if I diud not have a brush I would rather have helmet head!

B said...

maybe she's narcoleptic...like the chick on deuce bigalow. she could fall asleep at any moment and bang her head.

Missy said...

Ouch! Sleeping hazards!

Kelly said...

Low-flying bird protection.

B said...

well it's good to know you can spell LOL!

and i have heard about that infant potty training thing. cuckoo.

thanks for being an avid reader of my positively negative bitchy (but good spelling -- contextually that is) blog!

rigtenzin said...

I saw a woman bailing water out of the floorboard of her convertible yesterday. She was angrily splashing it into the street with an empty margarine container.

Missy said...

Oh man, she should have had a life preserver on!