Wednesday, December 05, 2012
The leak in my wallet.
A couple of months ago, I got a flat tire and I found a screw embedded in the tire. I took the tire off, put on the donut, and headed for the shop where it was plugged. I hadn't really noticed until my friend Kraig pointed it out, but my car had a sort of reverberation due to the plug. As time has gone by, the sound and vibrations have really begun to irritate me.
When I saw the flat this morning I got into a very bad mood. I'm talking about using some physical violence. By the time I had gotten to the shop I had calmed down a bit but I really wasn't in any mood to be sociable or be bothered in anyway. Since it was the second tire to go flat, I just asked that the flat and the plugged tire be replaced. I had a couple hundred available for Christmas presents this year. I'm once again back to square one.
I've joked about it before but the cars I own--I swear they can smell when I've got extra cash because as soon as I do...