It was roughly a three second mistake

2016 Orlando Freeze warning
It got down to 33 degrees last night/this morning.


Photo of backup movie theater tickets
Booked 6pm showing of Star Wars at Disney Springs. Upper right shows which showtime.


calling AAA after accident
Accident happened at 5:43pm. First call, after Chris and i exchanged insurance information, lasted nearly nine minutes. Tow truck arrived after sunset.


We watched, in the correct order, the final three Star Wars episodes Thursday, Friday, and yesterday (Saturday).

When offered, he accepted the opportunity (with only an hour before showtime) to go see The Force Awakens (episode seven).

The transformation of Downtown Disney (which i knew like the back on my hand) to Disney Springs caught me off guard when the normal parking option was cut off.

In roughly three seconds of looking left to quickly assess the situation as we drove up the off ramp to the parking garage, it was too late to avoid a rear-end collision.

Taking solace in being a rare, speed-limit driver. The exit ramp was long and uphill, allowing for a gradual and natural deceleration.

Those two factors greatly reduced the severity of the impact.




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.