Story archives - tag: "ice"

Seattle Driver

As I kept my foot firmly on the brake while my car slid down the icy hill, I found it interesting that a stop sign was literally going to stop my car.

tags: car accident snow driving ice stop signs stop [add]

2011-07-01 12:34:41 / Rating: 710.5 /


UPS called to notify me that the chains for my tires to get me through the ice storm would not be delivered yet due to adverse weather conditions.

tags: humor ironic irony opposite weather car chain delivery ice storm snow UPS notify adverse [add]

2011-02-01 10:49:27 / Rating: 747.75 /

Miss Delaney

In the middle of my fifth winter, I slipped and fell and cracked my head open on a set of cement stairs because I thought the paint on the railings was wet.

tags: childhood humor wet paint ice railings stairs klutzy [add]

2009-12-04 08:58:15 / Rating: 547 /


As I fell through the ice on Lake Michigan staring at the morning sun, I realized my night of revelry had made me feel invincible (and I wasn't).

tags: ice lake sunrise revelry partying drinking invincible Chicago [add]

2007-06-21 09:58:21 / Rating: 553.25 /