Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Sharing is Caring......or is it?

Let's look at what the dictionary, good old Webster, says about Sharing, shall we?

To use or enjoy something jointly or in turns
to receive, use, experience, etc. in common with another or others
divide something equally

In riding my bike to work today I thought maybe, just maybe I had gotten the word Share wrong in my vocabulary...but once again, good old google clears it up for me.

And then I thought of the old bible verse: It is more blessed to give than to receive.

huh? not so much for me this morning on the way to work mr. buddy in the red pick up truck. What I received from you being that you tailed right behind my bike and honked....and folks I could have touched his car at one point....and then proceeded to drive so close to my left side when you passed (still honking and yelling GET ON THE SIDEWALK). The pass knocked me off my bike with your lovely side-view mirror. (I was on Barton Springs Road where there is a BIKE LANE!!!!) Well, that kind of receiving is what I could seriously do without. Here is where I thank James, the gentleman who stopped when I fell and helped me get up and was my witness and had the license plate number of said pick up truck.

Here is where sharing comes full circle. I proceeded to call the police, and they showed up about 10 minutes later, James and I SHARED the license plate number, make and model of the car and told Officer Carey what happened.

He then called in the number and took off in the direction of the red pick up truck.

I guess sharing is caring afterall.

(it's my means of transportation right now folks, unless you want to purchase me a car....I will follow the rules if you will..SHARE THE ROAD!!!!!!!!)



Oh my Goodness, Lady!! I'm so sorry to hear about this and I hope you're ok. Why are people so awful?!

Hope they catch the jerk!!!!!!!!!!!!

kat said...

i'm happy james was there to help out! i don't understand why people can't just RELAX.

i was in my car last night at a stoplight last night when the dude behind me started honking and flicking me off because i was going straight, but he wanted me to turn right so he could.

seriously... RELAX. (and share!)

Suzpotts said...

I hope he get's the book thrown at him (and much much more!). Need me to represent in traffic court? :) I'm a firm believer in what goes around, comes around (comes around, goes around?)and know his bad "Car-ma" will come back to haunt him. Jerk.

Jim and Jenn said...

Man O Man what is wrong with people?! What the heck could have been so important that he almost runs you over? I hope you are OK - did you get hurt at all? And thank the Lord for James - he's a hero in my book! I hope the police find stupid red pickup truck man and he gets charged with hit and run!!!!

Oooooo - I am so mad!