February 02, 2005

Catching a Wave

This morning we got our first Prius wave. I was dropping Amy off at work when we passed an identical Prius going the opposite way. I gave a small wave -- my glove never even really left the steering wheel -- and the woman driving the other Prius gave us a big smile and wave. Amy and I burst out laughing, since we weren't sure she'd wave back at all, nevermind so enthusistically.

It was a nice way to start out the day.

Furthering my good day, I just got a call from the American Lung Association saying they'd stop by to pick up the Saturn sometime this week. Soon the Prius (which could really use a name) will have its own spot.

"We're Prius drivers. We're a special breed."
Larry David's explanation of why another Prius driver should have waved back at him.

Posted by Kevin at February 2, 2005 10:50 AM
Comments

Are you sure she wasn't trying to flag you down to ask for directions? You know how those navigation systems are.

Posted by: B at February 2, 2005 05:01 PM

2 questions Do Prius owners have a secret handshake and what kind of gloves where you wearing? Are they special Prius driving gloves made from hemp or recycled isotoners?

Posted by: Jboz at February 3, 2005 07:27 AM

as far as a name... how about Audrey II... another never ending project!

Posted by: Jboz at February 3, 2005 10:31 AM

Perhaps Penny might be a good name. She cost a pretty penny but should save you a pretty penny.

M

Posted by: Dot at February 10, 2005 09:51 PM

I've had terrible success with the "Prius Wave". I've gotten a total of ONE, from an older couple in a Driftwood '05 with a Florida State Senator license plate.

I absolutely died when I saw that episode of CYE, by the way ("Wandering Bear", I believe).

Oh well.

Posted by: Damon at May 24, 2005 11:59 AM
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