Month: September 2017

Four things my husband taught me about backseat driving

I used to drive a lot. A few years ago, it was nothing for me to jump in the car and drive three or four hours to spend the day with some friends before heading back home that evening. These days, though, I’m good with my spot in the passenger seat. Even when we take my truck, I’m good with sitting back and letting my husband drive. It isn’t a gender thing or a married thing. It’s just a me thing. I enjoy simply riding for a change. I get things done. Shopping lists, internet inquiries, blog posts … it can all be accomplished from the very comfy passenger side of a 2016 Ram 1500 Sport. I get to see a great deal more of the countryside than I used to see. And, for the most part, I have grown comfortable with my husband’s driving style. (No, this was not always the case, but as with anything, you get used to it in time.) The funny thing is, my comfort in the passenger seat is nearly equal to my husband’s discomfort. He is NOT a good passenger. This translates into him also being a terrible backseat driver. You’re probably thinking that I am actually the one who is the backseat driver, but I promise you, I rarely comment when my … Read More