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7.24.08

This morning was busy, busy!

I went to the DMV and got my car inspected, and renewed my license. I was worried that this would take hours - but to do both - took exactly 1 hour. I'm so happy. Plus, my car passed inspection(there really is no reason that it wouldn't) so I don't have any follow-up from that. And, I have a "big girl license." In the state of NJ, you get your license when you are 17 (it may be 18 now - 17 is provisional license - but I got it when I was 17) and then at 21, you get another license proving you are 21. NJ changed the look of the license when I was 21 - making them digital/not a polaroid, etc etc. With the new digital license, under 21 the day you got the picture taken meant your license was vertical. Over 21, is horizontal - like a credit card. I got my license on my 17th birthday - making it expire on my 21st birthday. I got my license renewed before it expired (duh) making me only 20 and like, 350 days old when I took the new picture for the new license. So, I got a vertical license. And never wanted to go back to the DMV to wait after I turned 21 to get the normal horizontal license. But now, since I'm 24 (and ahead of things - it wouldn't expire until September 12th) I have the regular, horizontal "big girl license."

However, for the past 4 years, it has been funny going to bars, cause all of the bouncers would look at it like I was crazy. It "proves" you're under 21. And I was then over 21 - 22, 23, 24. No more license which is a topic of conversation. Ok by me! The picture is actually pretty cute too.

I then went home (I had off from work today) to do a TON of web work. I finalized a proposal, and a proposed layout. I worked on another layout. I did more updates. I did a lot of billing. Good day!

This weekend is going to be busy as well. Can't wait!

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dararachel
Jul. 24th, 2008 09:01 pm (UTC)
weird, I've never heard of that! for me it was that they took your picture facing to the side. so a profile shot for under 21.
starlit12
Jul. 25th, 2008 07:33 pm (UTC)
My original 17 year old license was like that - the NJ profile. Then, at 21, instead of just facing front, the changed to the whole digital vertical/horizontal thing.
krista_nicole
Jul. 25th, 2008 03:56 pm (UTC)
I have the same problem with my license! It's kind of annoying, really. In New Hampshire we get a red box around our face instead of the difference in layout (vertical, horizontal).
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