I've written before about the notable people I encounter on a regular basis. I've discovered another facet to the morning magpie: She drives like an asshole.
A couple weeks ago I had a woman race up behind me at a red traffic light, go into the other lane to get up next to me, race to get past me and cut me off. She would have hit me if I hadn't hit my brakes. I will admit that I honked at her in anger, but I pushed it no further. She then proceeded to drive really slow for about 100 feet and pull into the same parking lot I was pulling into.
I decided being on time to work was more important than following the car to tell the woman she was a jerk. Today I see the car (older model car in an unusual color and it is unlikely there would be two in our lot) and a woman getting out of it. Then see the cane and her rolling bag and I say to myself: "It was HER?!!!" Of course it shouldn't surprise me that she is so self-absorbed to think she owns the road.
On the flip side, I think she remembers and is aware it was me who she cut-off. She was uncharacteristically quiet today and didn't try to have a conversation with me. Now I just hope her insurance is up to date because I may not be so charitable to lock up the brakes if there is a next time.