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y4 day 165 | stranded


A blinking check enginge light means turning around half-way en route to our Thanksgiving destination because I don’t want to chance getting stranded.

Around Town

The BIG CAR that was really small

So, we decided to name our newest car Gloria after the Hippo from the film Madagascar. Gloria is a Grand Tourneo Connect and she is huge allowing plenty of space for our family and the… 404 more words



My daughter called me last evening, frantic. She was driving to a dance competition in a city three hours away, but her car had stalled on the Interstate and would not start. 726 more words

Jesus Christ

Sliding Backwards

My weight is up, my bank account is down. This is a failure of a week.

We replaced the alternator on the car, but the car refused to start this morning, forcing me to clear my schedule, rescheduling a lunch date and my foot surgery. 197 more words

Daily Recap

Tires and other $1000 events both real and prevented

There was this blinking light on the dashboard of one of our cars.   It was the tire pressure light.  It was blinking almost, it seemed, since we bought the car in April of 2012.   711 more words


Life Outside the Internet

I’m having one of those weeks where everything is falling apart. An ironic harbinger for sure during a week when I also have a birthday. But that’s another matter. 346 more words


Chapter 10, Page 277 of 365

So today ended up being a shitty day. Was late getting to the warehouse because the car that my mother has, that I use, has been having problems shifting. 186 more words