Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Bumper Stickers

Last week I stopped by the grocery store in the late afternoon for something—anything—for dinner. I pulled into my parking spot and right away noticed the bumper stickers on the car next to mine.

“I PRAY. GET USED TO IT,” said one.

Interesting, I thought to myself. I’d never seen that one before. A little edgy maybe? No caffeine this morning?

The other said, “IN CASE OF RAPTURE THIS CAR WILL BE UNMANNED.”

Now that one I’d seen before. Pretty clever, I thought.

After I finished my shopping, I came back to find that the owner of the car with the bumper stickers had gotten whatever it was she needed and was sitting in the front seat. A newly lit cigarette dangled from one hand while, with the other hand, she was scratching off a newly-purchased lottery ticket.

Oh, the things I notice!

2 comments:

  1. I will never put a "Jesus" bumper sticker on my car...I speed...I have road rage (not shoot 'em up kind, but the ugly face kind)...

    I would never want to malign the name of Christ by how stupid I act behind the wheel of a car!

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  2. I'm with Robin and won't have a Jesus bumper sticker on my car. But my stupidy in the car is accidental... I'm not even trying to be aggrivating behind the wheel and still am.

    Oh sigh.

    On a completely other note... I too read Elizabeth Berg.

    Amazing writer!

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