Forget your physics class. Travel is another dimension, where things happen according to a different set of natural laws. I’ve modestly labeled the following as Miller’s Laws of Motion, but readers of this blog are welcome to add their own to the list….
1) The narrower the road, the more likely you are to be stuck behind a very slow driver.
When my family lived in rural New Hampshire, we called this the “Dan Hill syndrome.” Dan was a wonderfully kind farmer who lived up the road from us and who seemed to believe that horse speed was the maximum appropriate for human travel. Which wouldn’t have been so noticeable except for the fact that we all lived on a one-lane dirt road that went up a very long and steep incline making passing absolutely impossible – which forced us to slow down and enjoy the scenery.Read more