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Tossing Pebbles in the Stream

This blog is my place to sit and toss pebbles into the stream. The stream of Life relentlessly passing before us. We can affect it little. For the most part I just watch it passing and follow the flow. Occasionally, I need to comment on its passing, tossing a pebble at it to enjoy the ripple affect upon Life's surface.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Oops! I Forgot this Sign

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I forgot to include this photo in my previous post. It too is a bilingual sign. It is one of my favourites. Every time I see it I am reminded of the two times my brakes have failled going down this hill. The first time I managed to slow a little pumping the brakes but the second time they completely failled. It was a thrilling ride down the hill, across the trans-canada highway around a corner and a quarter of a mile along Le Rue Principale in Verner. I am lucky I didn't kill myself of others. Now I always test my brakes before I reach the hill. Posted by Picasa


At 12:30 a.m., Blogger Gattina said...

Hahaha ! that's a funny translation ! In France (and Belgium) you would say "ralentissez" rétrograder means "go backwards" or "downgrade" (a military rang for example)

At 10:40 a.m., Blogger Old Wom Tigley said...

If I have been in deep mud or water I have to pump my brakes on the Land rover.. Drum Brakes..
The times I have forgot have all happened when coming down hills such as this... makes for a fun few seconds... ha!


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