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THE ONE WITH THE CAR

EPISODE 1
Dad to me, just before I left for college - "It's been so many days that you have been taking car to the college. How come you never brushed it against anything ?"
EPISODE 2
Speed = s Distance of Aunty Ji from my car = d
An empty road, awesome weather, let's push the pedal. s = 85 kmph
A slight turn in the road. s = 80 kmph An object appears at some distance. Namaste Aunty Ji . d = 50 mts ( She was standing right in the middle of the road )
Me thinking , "Normal sight on roads. She will cross."
s = 75kmph d = 40 mts Aunty Ji runs two yards, only to realise she wouldn't be able to reach the road divider until after I crossed her .
s = 70 kmph d = 30 mts Aunty Ji takes a step back. I push the brakes a little.
s = 60 kmph d = 20 mts Aunty Ji calculates mentally. Realises that I was 'slowing' down. Takes a step forward.
s = 55 kmph d = 15 mts Just the next second, she thinks that she had misjudged my speed. Again calculates mentally. Steps back. Me thinking, 'whi…