Tag Archives: Van

Spring At Last

I just checked in on the blog, and was stunned to see so many people still reading it, so I thought the least I could do is write something. The last post in October had me longing for a rest, … Continue reading

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Two Out Of Three

The fridge arrived and so did Becky’s Dad with his van. My laptop is still in for service, but two out of three, so the saying goes, ain’t bad. In celebration, Becky and I decided to go out for dinner; … Continue reading

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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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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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Car-nage

We made it to Dayton, Ohio today. The weather wasn’t great, but the temperature stayed above zero, so the snow and rain didn’t cause any issues. Raspberry took a little time to acclimatize to the van; she spent the first … Continue reading

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OMG!

The big meeting was held this morning, and I wasn’t even close to being prepared for the information that was given to us.  The large amount of funding that I talked about in the last blog, isn’t a one-time-gift, it … Continue reading

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Van Disasters

You may be thinking I was a little tough on Becky last blog, so let me put that straight.  I certainly have had more than my fair share of ‘breakages’ over the years.  Mechanical items seem to develop a lemming … Continue reading

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