Category Archives: Car

For Want Of A Nail…

…the battle was lost, or in our case; for want of a bolt, the van was lost. I’m hoping it doesn’t reach that point, but there are major difficulties locating a replacement part for the van. The manufacturer of the … Continue reading

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A Good Start to the Year

I’m sure you can sense the sarcasm in the title of this post. It didn’t take long for life to hit the Chaos Highway with no exits in sight. I took the van in yesterday morning for repairs at our … Continue reading

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Taking the Bus

Becky took the bus home today. This was the first time traveling from her day program. She used TransHelp a couple of years ago when she was at the height of her independence. Things took a little dive after some … Continue reading

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I Think My Car Hates Me

I picked up the van from the garage on Wednesday and thankfully put it into ‘drive’. The next day, I went to pick up Becky from her day program, when suddenly, no accelerator. I was turning into a driveway, and … Continue reading

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The Wacky Races

Do you remember “The Wacky Races”, Dick Dastardly and Penelope Pitstop?  I had an experience today that brought that series back to mind. It started as a typical Tuesday; running around like mad trying to put out the garbage, get … Continue reading

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Who Says Romance Is Dead?

I had a funny Valentine’s Day. I went out in the afternoon to buy something for my sweeties, and only made it as far as the nearest garage. It was raining, which in itself is pretty odd for Ontario in … Continue reading

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Snow Storm

The final part of our journey home, yesterday, was through one of the worst storms I’ve ever been in. I checked the weather up until we left, and then Tom sent us daily updates. He wrote, the morning of the … Continue reading

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