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Toasting The Holiday? Read This First….

celebrationI caught this on the neighborhood yahoo group this morning. I think it’s a “fable,” but just in case, I’ll skip attribution to the author just this once. 😉

With the Christmas holidays upon us, I would like to share a personal experience with my friends about drinking and driving. Some of you may have friends who have had brushes with the authorities on the way home after a “social time” out with friends.

Well, two days ago I was out for dinner with some friends and had a couple cocktails … followed by some rather nice red wine. Feeling jolly, but still having the sense to know I might be “slightly” over the limit, I did something I’ve never done before — I took a cab home (Yep! Took a cab home).

Sure enough, on the way home there was a police roadblock, but since it was a cab, they waved it past. I arrived home safely without incident.

The real surprise is that I’d never driven a cab before. I don’t know where I got it and now it’s in my garage. I’m not sure what to do with it and would appreciate your comments/suggestions.

Be safe out there this holiday season, my neighbors! A good friend of my husband’s was crossing a street this week and was hit by a car. Don’t be that driver!


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Tracy Thrower Conyers is a long-time resident of Westchester 90045. Tracy closely follows local politics, political players and social chatter relevant to Westchester. As a mom with a school-aged child, Tracy is keenly aware of the importance of the educational choices we make for our kids, and spends a lot of time following local schools. She's active in California's charter school movement, and pays extra attention to special needs education choices and resources. Tracy is also a founding principal in Silicon Beach Properties. Tracy is a recognized expert on Silicon Beach and its impact on residential and residential income real estate, and has been featured by respected media outlets including the LA Times, KPCC and KCET. Tracy's primary focus and expertise includes buying and selling homes and residential income properties in Venice, Marina del Rey, Mar Vista, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey and Westchester. Find more on Tracy and Silicon Beach Properties on sb.p's website. Connect other places online with Tracy: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest.

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