Out and About with a GPS!

I read a great blog earlier this month, it included kudos for a husband, strategy for a mom, a meaning experience for a daughter and one problem solved for a family. Of course it was about safe driving, and a smart driving tool. I smile every time I think about it. Even though it’s not the GPS brand I sell, I had to click the Reblog key. Enjoy & Happy Holidays!

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After my last disastrous attempt to use Mapquest directions to find a location, my husband had pity and surprised me with a new GPS. (He’s a heck of a great guy!) Marie and I have been using it to go places; new doctors, apple orchards and so forth. Like any curious child, Marie not only wants to know WHERE we are going but HOW to get there, and the inevitable “Are we there yet?” I don’t know HOW to get there, and even if I DID, to describe the actual directions in American Sign Language would be dangerous while driving, (especially because two hands are needed!) So Marie latched onto the GPS as though it actually was a small satellite guiding us. (Somehow, I think I may have misinterpreted exactly WHAT a GPS is in ASL to her.)
Hiding the screen from me so I could see, Marie excitedly gave…

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