Tony: “A ‘blip’? Are you sure it’s not a ‘blimp’? You know, like the Goodyear Blimp.”

Kaye: “It’s definitely not a ‘blimp.’ What if it was the Hindenburg and came crashing down?”

Tony: “Well, that’s why you want to watch out if it’s a blimp!”


The context of the conversation above is not important. Well it might be important, but it involves Tony’s poor spelling skills again, and we hate to embarrass him too much–we do quite a bit of that already (and as you can see above he doesn’t need much help from us). What’s important is that if there’s a blimp in the air, it’s apparently a risky situation.

At Choice One, we don’t typically take a “the sky (or the blimp) is falling” attitude; we’re more the down-to-earth type. Still, it’s good to be prepared in case a fiery crash is likely. In Kaye’s case it might be looking a little more carefully before making a left-hand turn into oncoming traffic in Ada with the brand new company car. In Nick Selhorst’s case it might mean making sure the lid is screwed on tight on your travel mug. In Ryan Francis’s case it might mean replacing the cap on the fluorescent marking paint before tossing it into the backseat of the truck.

Regardless of the bits of preparation we do, sometimes a blimp-full of crap happens. If we can laugh at it a little, perhaps we can turn the “blimp” into just a “blip.”