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I'm delighted that you dropped in! E Komo Mai: WELCOME! This blog is basically an online visual journal is modeled after a concept I learned of in psychology 101... waaaaaaay back in college. That concept was somewhere in the chapter on The Significance of Dreams, where it mentioned someone's theory on dreaming about a house usually means that the house represents you. So I have used my actual house (Mauna Lea Manor) to structure my blog. In different rooms you will find different aspects of my life; different interests I like to blog about. This is a way to bring a little organization into my life and thoughts for myself... (dreams are in The Bedroom, Family updates are in The Living room, etc.)
This also, I would imagine, make reading this blog more convenient for you as well. If you are a grandparent interested in seeing photos and hearing stories about my boys, but maybe not so interested in my bellydancing obsession: you can just read what goes on in The Playground. But if you are an Art Collector more interested in my latest work and information on collecting, but not especially interested in my personal life: you'd enjoy The Office. Mauna Lea Manor is sort of the foyer to all the other rooms. If you would like to tour my online portfolio, please visit: www.stephaniebolton.com.
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Thursday, May 28, 2009

there goes my clean record!

I can't believe it- no longer can I tease my husband about his speeding tickets...
because today I got my first traffic violation.
Sad, but true.
On the long stretch between Waimea and Waikoloa a hiding cop brought my attention to my speedometer which unfortunately read 71 mph- the last Speed Limit sign read 55- yowzers!
That's what happens when there are no cars in sight, you just kind of cruise and don't pay attention. I usually drive pretty much like an old lady so I was shocked I could have gotten so fast without noticing it.
Didn't even try to flirt my way out of it or anything (now I'm wondering if that really works and kicking myself that I didn't at least bat an eyelid or two, being it was my first offense and all- he might have taken pity on me- oh well).
Expensive trip to Hilo, that's for sure.
I hope it was worth it.


Chrisy said...

Aw it happens to all of us sooner or later...gosh it does make you slow down tho...if only for the financial cost! Love the photo!

wildflowr said...

Except that he took so long writing up the ticket that I had time enough to finish a whole sudoku game as I waited which almost made me "need" to speed in order to get home in time to receive my kids off the school bus! =P (but I didn't speed- and got passed repeatedly by everyone else who WAS speeding)

Wander Girl said...

I got my first ticket last year before Christmas coasting down Lako...I think I cried. Brianna also got pulled over right behind me along with 4 other cars.

Sasaki Creations said...

I have 3 tickets to "cop" to! The first one...I was 16 and while pulling into an angle parking stall with my dads 3/4 ton pickup...I did a little damage to the car in the next stall...oopsie!
The next two tickets were in Hawaii during my divorce period! ugh! One on the way to Hilo and the other by otech...ouch! I had other stuff on my mind!