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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

I have tons of family visiting today so my blog will be short... but I wanted to tell you about my car trouble over the weekend.

I had a blow out.

You know, one of those driving down the freeway at 80 mph and your tire explodes beneath you.

Yep... I've done that twice now in my life.

This weekend was #2.

Luckily I only spent about 5 minutes on trying to figure out how I was going to handle it (since I was only 1 MILE from the exit I wanted) when a car load of guys pulled over, hopped out and had it fixed within half an hour.

It was very nice. Especially since I know the difference... once when I was 16 I ran out of gas (a typical teen thing) and sat on the side of the road for an entire DAY before someone stopped.

So I was pleased with the 5 minutes of this one.

It definitely made the ordeal bearable.

Have you ever had a blow out?


Polly Blevins said…
Yes, on the way back from Phoenix. We didn't even have a jack (I thought there was one in the car because most have them.) A car of guys pulled off the freeway going the other way to hop on, on my way to help. That was really going out of their way. Thanks to very helpful men.

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