A Little Friday File Fun

In Grafenrheinfeld, Bavaria, a 78-year-old man riding in a horse-drawn carriage scraped a car parked on the side of the road. He continued on without acknowledging his accident, but an eyewitness reported it, according to the Associated Press. Police say a trail of hoof prints and manu.re led them to the suspect’s stable where the man confessed to the accident.

In New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, a college student received two packages from his mother—one was a care package of goodies and one was filled with trash. According to the local ABC News station, When he called to ask why she sent it to him, his mother told him, “that’s the trash you were supposed to take out” during a recent visit home.

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, officers received reports of a black Volkswagen driving recklessly. They discovered a woman passed out in her car parked partly in the roadway and partly in a driveway. She woke up when the officers spoke to her and got out of the car. According to the Huffington Post, when the officer gave her instructions for performing a field sobriety test, she started doing cartwheels, falling at times in between. The office got frustrated, and when she hit one of the officers during a cartwheel, she was stopped and arrested.

In Columbus, Ohio, relatives of a 91-year-old woman who died wrote her obituary in her perspective. The obituary says, “I was born. I lived. I died,” and instructs people to “wait the appropriate amount of time” before trying to claim her stuff. The woman’s daughter told The Columbus Dispatch the obituary celebrates a blunt woman who lived unapologetically. It also promises an “after-party” following the funeral but warns: “If you are sick, don’t bother to come. I might be dead, but I still don’t want your germs.”