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John Weeks has great patience with slow drivers. He explains the function of slow driving, describing the people behind the wheel as "philosophers."

John Weeks describes how the open fields and roadside ditches of Central New York can be a beautiful sight in early July. A vast array of colorful flowers blooms in these usually ignored spaces. Weeks encourages everyone to take notice of the incredible sights along the local country roads.

Originally aired on July 6, 1984.

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If you are planning on hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend, expect some company. AAA expects an increase in holiday travel on the weekend that starts the summer travel season.