First, Happy New Year to everyone! I hope that you all had a pleasant holiday week.
About my adventure to the Motor Vehicle Department. As it turned out, I wasn't the only last minute Annie showing up on the last possible day of the year -
That's the line! It snaked around inside and spilled out about 10 people deep outside!
And, I wasn't the only one frustrated with all of the new regulations about proving one's identity. A friendly Jersey truck driver cussed out a very heavily accented eastern european clerk because she advised him that his old (and still valid) drivers license and his passport wasn't enough identification... I felt like I was in a Martin rerun!
I only had to go home once to get more papers. After a few hours and this start to a Noro bag to show for the time, I paid my $33 bucks and came away with a new, digitized and probably micro chipped license!
Later that night, I was off to the city to see what eyes are partly for