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esprit de l'escalier

1985 lotus espirit

“there is no recalling what’s gone and past; so that afterwit comes too late, when the mischief is done.” — l’estrange

i think the french translation refers to the afterthought; the zinger that you should have said at the time, but your brain was too slow to come up with something. i suffer from this half the time. but its that other half that my better half waits for.

oh, the thoughts that went through my mind when i saw this puppy drive up. i'll leave you to imagine.

i took this shot back in september, so i can't quite remember if it was this one, or maybe a panterra that had advertising on the rear window, offering the car up for rent, in case of a mid-life crisis or some other malady. well, you know, what happens in vegas...