Driving Along The Country Roads

United States
October 14, 2021 9:17am CST
Happy Thursday Everyone! the sun is shining!! whoohoo and it's beautiful out. Temperatures will be in the 70s F today so a nice day ahead. I procrastinated yesterday and didn't go out and pay my property taxes. So today I'm heading over there because they're due tomorrow. Half of me is glad I didn't go yesterday since the weather wasn't very nice but now I have to go today and can't put it off any longer. A nice ride seems like a good idea too especially since I haven't taken a ride just for the fun of it in awhile. Windows open and the radio on.... Do you like to blast the radio when you're in the car?
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@Nawsheen (25150)
• Mauritius
14 Oct
It depends. If I'm going out on a fun drive then yes. When I'm going to work not really. I'm usually stuck in the traffic and I'm tensed too
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• United States
15 Oct
I can certainly understand not wanting to listen to loud music if you're stuck in traffic. But, it's fun to blast the radio and sing along when the roads aren't congested.
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@Hannihar (118151)
• Israel
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 I do not have a car these days but when I did I loved to turn the radio on and sing along with it and put it on loud so could sing along.
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• United States
15 Oct
That's what I love to do too!! putting the radio loud and singing along. I feel I sound better when the radio is loud
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@Hannihar (118151)
• Israel
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 I know how you feel. I sing off key and just enjoy it.
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• United States
15 Oct
@Hannihar isn't there a saying " dance as if no one is watching and sing as if no one is listening"
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@DocAndersen (50579)
• United States
15 Oct
i do, my wife does not. My car sadly has audio controls for both the passenger and the driver. so, blast (turn down) blast (turn down) after a while I give up.
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• United States
15 Oct
Wow I don't think I've heard of a car with dual audio controls. Of course my car is old and I haven't had the luxury of seeing all the bells and whistles the newer cars have these days. Guess it would be a no win for you if your wife has the ability to turn down the music. Do you at least agree at what you're listening to?
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@DocAndersen (50579)
• United States
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 we have five agreed upon stations. it took us 10 years to work that out!
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• United States
15 Oct
@DocAndersen glad you were able to work it out and found 5 stations you could agree upon.
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@LadyDuck (359914)
• Switzerland
14 Oct
No, I am not someone who likes to blast the radio, I want to hear what is happening around me. It was finally warm enough to clear the garden today.
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• United States
15 Oct
Glad that you were able to get the garden cleared. Our weather has gotten warm again but next week it looks like Fall weather will arrive.
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@LadyDuck (359914)
• Switzerland
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 We are having some beautiful sunny days, but from next Tuesday the rain will be back.
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• United States
15 Oct
@LadyDuck pretty soon we'll be stuck with freezing cold weather and talking about snow
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@oahuwriter (17836)
• United States
15 Oct
When I drove, I'd roll my windows up, blast my radio & sing along. Glad you got it done & got a nice day too! Now days, I bus, earphones in ear, U catch myself, from bobbing my head. With mask on, U lip sink, sometimes. You know, certain songs just moves me.
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• United States
15 Oct
I love to sing along to the radio too. I could just picture myself forgetting I had earphones in my ear and start to sing outloud.
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@oahuwriter (17836)
• United States
16 Oct
@DaddyEvil (58518)
• United States
14 Oct
Enjoy your warm weather while it lasts. We've got 67F as a high today in Missouri and the forecast says it won't make it to 70 anytime this coming week. No, I don't blast the radio. I don't like the noise. I hope you had a good afternoon out driving.
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• United States
15 Oct
Looks like we're going to have temps in the 80s over the weekend and then it will get cooler. I don't think we've seen any Fall weather temperatures at all this month.
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@DaddyEvil (58518)
• United States
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 What state are you in and I'll see if I can push my weather to you. (I'm getting pretty good at sending my weather from Missouri to Illinois (to JJ) and to Washington, DC (for DocAndersen))
@Juliaacv (58957)
• Canada
14 Oct
Its a sunny and mild day here today also. My day started off less then perfectly, but its great now. I hope that your day goes well, and the radio was blasted while you drove with the windows down.
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• United States
15 Oct
Glad that your day turned around and got better. Mine turned out to be busy so I wasn't here much yesterday. It was so nice to get out for awhile and I sat at the park and enjoyed seeing people out and about.
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@Juliaacv (58957)
• Canada
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 That is so wonderful that you were able to enjoy some quality time outdoors, it does a mind so much good.
@CarolDM (157997)
• United States
14 Oct
I have done that many times, even at home. Rides are nice.
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• United States
15 Oct
I really should go for a ride more often as it's especially nice around here to just take a ride with no destination.
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@CarolDM (157997)
• United States
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 It is good to enjoy a change in environment. I do the same.
@DianneN (238148)
• United States
14 Oct
It’s gorgeous out today! I never blast the radio in the car - bad for the ears, but loud enough to hear especially in the convertible. Have a nice ride and get those taxes done.
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• United States
15 Oct
I got the taxes paid and it was nice to get out of the house for a little while. Maybe I exaggerated blasting the radio a bit and really should have said loud and singing along.
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@DianneN (238148)
• United States
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 Loudish and singing along is good!
@RebeccasFarm (48616)
• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
14 Oct
I do if I am ever in a car. I am glad you are getting out today Marilyn
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• United States
15 Oct
Ahhh getting out was wonderful. It's rare that I go anywhere lately but it certainly was nice to see something different. I'm doubly happy that I didn't have to wait on line to pay the taxes and zipped in and out.
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• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 Thank goodness Marilyn
@kobesbuddy (136121)
• East Tawas, Michigan
14 Oct
I love to play music, but not real loud. It was lovely here for the past three days, today we're getting a downpour of rain. I love it! Our temp is around 67 degrees, very nice.
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• United States
15 Oct
Our temps are going to the 80s today and over the weekend. Then it looks like Fall weather might arrive next week. It is really nice though so I'm not complaining
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@kobesbuddy (136121)
• East Tawas, Michigan
15 Oct
@Marilynda1225 I love the cooler temps, it was 48degrees this morning in East Tawas:)
@JudyEv (255381)
• Rockingham, Australia
15 Oct
For me, certain songs really need to be played loudly but otherwise I keep the volume down a bit. lol
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• United States
15 Oct
You're right...some songs need the volume up especially if you want to sing along
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@allknowing (101264)
• India
14 Oct
An outing is a luxury these days with restrictions all over
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• United States
15 Oct
I don't think we have as many restrictions here as you do but we still have some. I'm still cautious about where I go and if I'll be around other people.
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@Janet357 (73752)
14 Oct
Oh yes, while driving through the countryside. But what about the pups, are they alone at home?
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• United States
15 Oct
The pups are home alone and know they'll get punished if they misbehave
@Dena91 (15646)
• United States
14 Oct
I do blast the radio when I am in the car alone driving. It is a beautiful day. Looking forward to the cold front coming this weekend.
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• United States
15 Oct
I've been blasting the radio in the car probably from the day I got my drivers license I even remember when my kids were young and we would go out we would have the radio on and all of us singing along.
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@snowy22315 (123758)
• United States
14 Oct
I do and like to have the windows open on a nice day as well.
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• United States
15 Oct
Me too
@wolfgirl569 (49110)
• Marion, Ohio
15 Oct
Almost always do
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@marlina (133046)
• Canada
14 Oct
NO, I don't
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@Courtlynn (70369)
• United States
19 Oct
I blast the radio in the car and in the house. Same with music on my phone and tv lol
@RubyHawk (39978)
• Atlanta, Georgia
15 Oct
I love music and driving down country roads.So much joy.