November 11, 2021 1:59 am


When your brain does a status update on what you can or cannot do, the first chart assessed is the Energy Available Versus Energy Required chart. If the former is high, you proceed with confidence. When energy is lower than its adversary, it's time to run away.

Sometimes people have to override that system, and sometimes you end up overriding it daily for decades.

Dave was driving us to grab some food the other week, and changed lanes with a somewhat aggressive maneuver. Video evidence would show that it was a fine merge, and not in any major violations of vehicle decorum. 

He was met with a prolonged beep. Glanced in the rearview mirror and noticed the obvious signs.

Timed with an eye roll, he responded, "Ugh, you're just tired."