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The Case of the Troublesome Car

I've lamented on my blog about our car troubles over the last 8 or 9 months. Here's the latest...I FINALLY got my car back last night - after 4 weeks. A used engine was found, and after a battery of tests, they said I could pick it up. I was SO excited. They had it all nice and shiny - clean inside and out! It drove like a dream...Well, lo and behold, today, while headed back to work after running some errands at lunch, the "low coolant" light came on and the car started overheating. I tried to make it to the car dealer's lot, but had to pull over at Lincoln and McLean because I knew it wasn't going to make it. To make a long story short, they had to tow it to their mechanic again, and I'm waiting to hear what is wrong with it now. Hopefully it's either a hose that came loose or the thermostat. When I called the manager at the car lot, he was dumbfounded too because they had driven it all over town yesterday morning to make sure everything was running good. So...I'm back to driving Kaleb's car tomorrow because I have to take mom to an eye doctor's appointment. The Saturn woes continue...........

My older sister got some sad news yesterday. A former co-worker in OKC collapsed and died. She was only 36 and had 3 children. They're not sure of the cause...

I haven't posted a quote in a while, so here goes:
Listen! the wind is rising, and
the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings,
now for October eves!
-- Humbert Wolfe

Comments

Lenore said…
Oh man do you have some rotten luck with cars!
Heather rules said…
ugh. that's all I can say. ;o(
Cowgirl said…
ya ever wish you lived closer to work so you could just ride your bike? your poor luck with cars :(

i'd have been pedaling to starbucks a half hour ago if the hubby would have remembered to put air in my bike tires. i know... i could actually do this myself, but my bike is also hanging on a hook in the garage, i so can't get it down. :(
Chris said…
Linda, damn the luck! Best wishes for your car's return.

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