320861

So, that was kind of wild. As I was driving home from work, I passed two cops sitting on the side of the road with their headlights on as I went down Rt 3. I saw them and slowed a little to not be going as fast and went on my way, not thinking a whole lot of it — a little strange, but not too abnormal. Then, as I was going down 128, I could see a number of flashing lights coming down the highway, apparently chasing something. Two pass a couple of lanes to the left and then a kind of beaten up white car passes me in the breakdown lane followed by another police car. Yes, I witnessed a high speed chase on my drive home — a first and kind of bizarre.

Long day today. Some frustrating bits, too, but so it goes. Set up a few more things on my new workstation and wrote down a few more things I found crashing. Oops. Having a 64 bit box as my workstation should help smooth a lot of this stuff out. Dinner with davej since he's in town for the week. Was good to sit and talk with him for a bit and I also gave him some fun historical bits. Tomorrow it's back to SELinux fun and maybe a little bit of upgrade poking.

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  1. Very interesting that you saw the high speed chase. However, you haven’t lived until you are hit by the getaway car. This is what happened to my husband and I last year in Durham. It was freaky! What’s even more nerve-wracking is when you don’t know that it’s a police chase, the car hits you, keeps going, and two cop cars pass you by without slowing down. I can’t tell you how pissed we were that they didn’t stop. But, 5-10 minutes later when the emergency response units came, they explained that there had been an armed robbery and the cops were in high pursuit of the main suspect. Very cool!

    I also have to tell you that no one paid for the damages on our car. Our insurance had to eat it! Yuck!

    Anyway, I am glad that you didn’t “experience” a high speed chase like we did. Be careful up there in Beantown!

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