Monday, July 20, 2009

Will It Pass?


You know the drill. Every couple of years your car has to pass a smog test if you live in California. Our little rolling home was due for this fabulous event July 17. July 17 you say? And you are writing this on the 20th? Ummm, do the math....yup, it's late. And on top of that, we aren't really sure it will pass. Last year we didn't go very far 'cause of the restrictive gas prices. We camped close by, but even that has been probably a year ago. We went over last Monday and found the battery dead, of course, so we sat over there at the storage lot trying to car jump it for at least 1/2 hour. This past Saturday we went back over and had to finally admit defeat and buy another battery. Those suckers are EXPENSIVE!! Once that was installed, it started right up and ran perfectly.... Yay!! So Wes is out driving it around as we speak hoping to warm up the engine enough so it will pass. Oh, the gas you ask?? Isn't it old?? You betcha!! That is another reason I hope it passes. And if it doesn't? More money, more time, more penalty....

Take it from me, you don't want this to happen. It's not fun and I think I just grew another 20 gray hairs AND have bitten my nails almost to the quick.

I hope we take it out really soon because as the license plate says.....

Nature Calls!!!!

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