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That Really Grinds My Gears

Just about every Saturday morning finds my husband (who has sworn me to absolute secrecy as to his identity, so for those of you who know me, you, too are sworn) and me leisurely walking down Third Street in downtown Geneva, IL with a cup of Caribou coffee.  We look forward to these strolls as a nice way to welcome the weekend.  But, we’ve noticed a particular habit of many people that has my husband fuming.  Here’s the situation:  when you’re walking on a sidewalk, and are approached by others walking towards you, the natural (or so we thought) thing to do is for each party to move aside, as needed.  So, why is it, then, that we are the ONLY ones who EVER make the move, often ending up on the grass while the oncoming traffic completely monopolizes the walkway?   Hmmmmm?????? 

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