Farding...

Wanda Holderman: July 24, 20130 Comments

...Nope, it's not a typo. Miriam-Webster definition: "to paint (the face) with cosmetics".
I was driving to work the other day and saw a gal putting on her makeup while driving (not even at the stop light...she was going about 40 miles an hour while attempting to do). I think there should be a law on the books against that! (hehe). As my mother used to say..."you could poke your eye out with one of those things" (mascara wand)!
I admittedly do from time to time, text while driving (confession time). Why am I so possessed with this? I feel a burden to answer someone's text message to me the moment I finish reading it. I have attempted using "Siri" via handsfree, but she doesn't always get what I'm saying. (Have you seen the Ellen Degeneres commercial where she tries over and over again to have Siri type a text message for her, and it fails every time?...Siri keeps telling her "I didn't quite get that, try again"). I end up looking down to read what I have just dictated to Siri, which can take my eyes partially off the road as well.
Community Regional Medical Center has a top-notch Level I Trauma Center with highly skilled providers, but I don't particularly want to test out their services.
I encourage you (and myself, of course), to try and avoid texting while driving..oh, and avoid "farding" while enroute.
 

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