All Around the Town: Tales from Bus Driver Hell

school busIt is possible that I have been asked to write a Bombeckesque memoir about being a bus driver at least fifty times. And yes – the tales from the road could fill an encyclopdeia. But I am a professional writer (and driver) and believe it or not, my time is somewhat squeezed. So yes – someday I hope to gather the tales of craziness from my fellow school bus drivers, but for now I will stick with just a few posts from our crazy profession.

So, in honor of BUS DRIVER APPRECIATION DAY (yes – it is real. Go  figure),  I have culled the Top Ten Things a Driver Never Wants to Hear Again (names have been changed OBVIOUSLY and thankfully, not all are MY BUS but are all REAL). For another great tale, check out an older post about my bus eating the kids.

10. “Bus Driver!! I think NEMO is going to hurl! Ah crap – too late.”

9. “YOU MISSED A STOP!”

8. “Ariel just flung my gum out the window and it hit that passing car in the windshield!”

7. “Holy Sh*t! SULLY just jumped out the back door! What a moron – thank God we’re still at the school!!”

6. “Do you smell something burning?”

5. “Mike just tied Frank’s shoelaces to the seat and now he is STUCK!”

4. “YOU MISSED A STOP! AGAIN!!!!”

3. “OMG! That dude is PEEING in front of his car! LOOK!!!”

2. “I just found a shot-gun casing on my seat. Can I keep it?”

1. “Did you know there is a code blue at the school – RIGHT NOW?”

2 Comments on “All Around the Town: Tales from Bus Driver Hell

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017

Barnstable United School, Marstons Mills MA

jenacidebybibliophile

Book Reviewer and Blogger

Heartstring Eulogies

Conjured by Sarah Doughty

unbolt me

the literary asylum

Darrick Dean

Of Books, Writing and the War Among the Shadows

Yeah, Another Blogger

An Arts-Filled And Tasty Jaunt Through Life

YA Author Rendezvous

Creativity Unleashed: Books for the young and the young at heart

Undercurrents

Exploring those mysterious, underlying forces fueling a writing life

Nerdy Book Club

A community of readers

Book Twister Reviews

"A good day is one where I can not just read a book, but write a review of it." - Christopher Hitchens

Holly Storrow

Watch. Read. Write. Life.

YA Book Addict

Writing to share my love of books...

THE SPELLBOUND READER

BOOK REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS, NEW RELEASES & MORE

Christa Wojciechowski

Dark Fiction, Delirium, and Marketing Stuff

My Blog

A fine WordPress.com site

For the Love of Books, a Look at what's new and exciting in the world of reading

Books on this site have been supplied by publishers for an honest review

%d bloggers like this: