I tend to keep my motorcycle accidents a secret until I am back in Germany. Secrets such as those keep my mother relatively sane, and my sanity level has a direct correlation with hers. For every extra ounce of crazy she has, mine shoots up by about 40.
But as I may not be home (either the Newfoundland one or the German one) for a year or more, and I have a bi-weekly column that I want to keep up with her, accidents make great copy!
How you want your BMW to look:
Not the way you want your BMW to look: