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Friday, July 16, 2010

Where to Walk, OMG!

It seems to me that every day I see more and more people walking and running in the street instead of the sidewalk. Is there something wrong with the sidewalk? I always thought streets were for motor vehicles. It's annoying when a car has to drive around a jogger because they felt the sidewalk wasn't good enough for them.

Anyway, your goal for today, should you decide to do it, is to craft a well-written short story about a world that has no sidewalks. People walking their dogs, taking their kids out for a stroll, riding bikes, and jogging all need to share the road with cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Will this lead to more accidents or will the characters in your world learn to be more careful?

Have fun!

2 comments:

Emily said...

Yea, I know. I would never walk or ride bikes in the street because I don't have that much trust in cars. It drives me nuts having to slow down because some idiot decided not to use the sidewalk.

SP said...

And when they see you coming, they just keep on running or walking in the street. They don't move over or get out of your way. Oh no, you have to swerve around them.