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Old 04-19-2017, 08:03 PM  
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Yesterday I was driving up the freeway at a nice 70 mph, dry road, lots of cars, no problem. Then a great flash of lightning and rain like a car wash. Turned on the wipers to see the car in front of me sliding sideways so I hit the brakes, and harder on the brakes and then to the floor with the brakes. I got the car stopped about 2" from his drivers door. In front of him was another car parked sideways in the lane and behind me was two small cars side by side in the same lane. It was still raining to hard to see much further than that but the good news, there was no hits. I expected I was in the middle of a 40 car pile up, but when things started to move again, every one just got the cars straighten out and left.


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I went to Harbor Freight to buy a new floor jack, just in case I ever get a flat tire. Well, frickin karma hit. On the way home from that store, I got a flat tire. I drove the car home and will deal with it in the morning.


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I just checked into my motel and there was a roach on the bathroom floor. Instead of killing it I put it on the counter and put the trash can upside down on it. Cleaning lady is gonna get a suprise.
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Frodo, do you have pictures of the roll bar grab handles you made? I'd love to see them.

Neal, I'm glad that there were no crashes. Sounds like an alarming experience, but somewhat cool because nobody crashed.

LOL. Chris, I bet the cleaning lady will have fun with that-- if she even notices.

My oldest cat is a bit under the weather.She's dropped a lot of weight but last time I took her to the vet she got extremely stressed out and they couldn't do anything for her. It's just old age. I've been feeding her extra canned food-- but she has this weird thing where she won't eat it all at once. She'll eat and then want to sit on my lap and be petted then she'll go eat more and then back for snuggles and over and over. Right now she's sitting across my chest with her paws hanging over my shoulder. She's been clinging to me all night. She has a very soothing presence, so it is helping me feel a little better to snuggle her.
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Headed to the upper parts of Michigan on Saturday, never been, On my way to Chicago for some work the next 3 weeks... ill try to keep posted on my whirlwin tour...
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I wish I was takin this...but I need to bring my tools....
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Drive it like ya stole it inspector...or did ya...😱
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Started moving into our house then went for a short hundred mile ride. Weather was too nice to be stuck inside.
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A friend went to Lowe's today to rent there van and buy some backer board. I guess sometimes you have to wait for the van so she rented it first and went to get the product. They were sold out so she drove over to Home Depot for the good. She said she never had so good of service at that store. I think some photos were taken too. That will likely be in their next commercial.
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It's Mom's birthday today so I'm waiting for her to tell me when she wants food and stuff. She needs to renew her driver's license so we will be going in to town for that later on.
My voice is sounding less rough so maybe I can sing Happy Birthday to her.

Hope everyone else is having a good day.


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