September 2011 Archives

No Accident

September 19, 2011

Three years ago today I was stopped at a red light near Harvard Square on a sunny afternoon when it hit me. A Chrysler minivan, to be precise. A traveling salesman from Cleveland, oblivious to the stopped cars in front of him, was talking on his cell phone as he plowed right into my little Corolla. Today, I’m actually kind of grateful to him. The rear-end collision left me with whiplash, and a frozen shoulder that lasted for months. While…