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Allison to the Rescue

I completely forgot to regale you with the awesome tale of how I saved a life. What was I thinking? The week of my misery-fogged life following my layoff, I was driving one evening and I saw this white thing in the road. My eyeball was being a real pain in the you-know-where and I thought it was one of those little white terrier dogs. I can’t remember what they’re called. Little doggy didn’t move as my car barreled toward it. So I slowed down and saw it was a pomeranian. I love pomeranians! I opened the car door and said, “Come here, puppy!” It responded by coming to me, wagging it’s tail and I picked it up. I know, I know, you should never pick up strange dogs, but really, it weighed like twenty pounds, I doubt it was going to mangle me. Little doggy crawled under my legs, a hazardous position when I’m trying to drive, but I took her home and told Husband about her. I thought I knew whose dog she was, because she looked like a dog I’d seen on someone’s porch when I went for a walk o…

R.I.P Lil' Gem

I just love getting up in the morning with that acid reflux gnawing at my guts. My favorite part is digging into the bottle of antacids, gagging on down and then waiting half an hour for it kick in. The ride to work is awesome when that happens. The upside is in small town rural area, it’s not like there are a lot of grid locks to get antsy over. Stressed, much? Maybe just a tad. But the question is why? Could be because my car finally carked it? R.I.P. Lil’ Gem, we’ll miss replacing that fuse five days a week that melted when I turned the switch for the fan on. And the way you overheat in the summer when you were stuck in traffic, scaring the crap out of me because I thought you were on fire. Or the peeling paint and moldy butt/rotting milk smell because the interior got wet due to leaky seals. And the weird humming noise you made when when the fuel level dropped below a quarter of a tank. The way the air dam dragged when I pulled into my driveway, the crazy dents you had because on…