Lileks: Minnesotans spinning their wheels, literally and figuratively

  • Article by: JAMES LILEKS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 27, 2014 - 9:56 PM

I saw something quite unexpected while driving the other day — couldn’t believe my eyes. Mirage? No: the real thing. A patch of pavement. I wanted to brake and go back and see if it really was actual naked street, but if I’d applied the brakes the car would have slid six blocks, and then you’re looking at the dash panel for the button that deploys the drag chute and the grappling hook. Did I get that option? No. Drat.

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