Riding the Country Wave Posted in: Opinions You know you’ve reached the country when oncoming vehicles go by and a complete stranger behind the wheel greets you with a wave as the two windshields pass. The wave, of course, is the simple hand gesture usually meant to convey “Hey buddy,” “How ya doing?” or “Howdy.” My first experience ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!