You may remember this story from last year: a friend and I were driving through a snowy New York City street and the driver of a passing vehicle started pulling over to let us pass.
I was worried about the crash, but the friend was worried too.
“We’re about to lose everything,” he said.
I wasn’t sure what to think.
“But it’s going to be OK,” I reassured him.
He had just been in a car accident.
“You’re a good person,” I said.
“I wish I had the car,” he replied.
A month later, he had his phone and his tablet back.
“It’s been a real treat,” he told me.
The story goes something like this: The driver was on the phone, and as we passed, he began to honk his horn.
“Oh my God,” I thought.
“That’s not normal.”
But I couldn’t really see the other drivers reaction.
I could only hear him.
And then, as we were driving back to my house, I heard another honking.
That’s when I started to get worried.
The honking was coming from the driver’s side, so I didn’t think he was pulling over.
But it was getting louder and louder.
Finally, he stopped and turned his head toward the other driver.
I heard him ask: “What’s going on?
What is it?”
The driver stopped honking, but then started honking again.
“He’s honking too much,” I was told by a friend.
The friend was skeptical, but I didn