Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Grand Lady


My aunt at 100. Still sharp. Started the day slow but rallied. She was filling in details on pictures older than her.

Good crowd on hand.



Her daughter, my cousin, put a lot of work into the party.



Found out some interesting family history. Another ancestor I didn't know about served in the Union Army during the "War of Revolution".


For all the years I've been renting car, always got the damage wavier and never used it. All things change. Rocky Raccoon darted in front of me while I was doing 75 mph. No chance to miss him.


The car they brought to me didn't have cold a/c. No way was I going to Tulsa in a car with no a/c. They substituted a Ford Fusion Titanium, leather guts, sun roof, and lots of bells and whistles. We had an issue with the driver's seat headrest and the passenger seat belt but both my sister and I liked the car. My sister, the insurance adjuster, says that is a $3,500 oops.

Back home, very tired, and back on the job. Maybe something more this weekend. Will have a chance to read your blogs and comment. 

6 comments:

  1. Glad it went well, other than the 'minor' problems...

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    1. It was a much needed break for my sister and me.

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  2. The birthday party looked like a success. Worth the effort for someone reaching the century mark. As for the auto damage, hitting a coon, opossum, armadillo or any other forest creature is like hitting a boulder. They are tough stuff.

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    1. My first. I've hit deer which makes a mess.

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  3. How amazing to have seen 100 years on Earth.

    Sorry about the raccoon. One of his goddamn brothers did over two thousand dollars worth of damage to my car in February. I'm still pissed off.

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    1. On the bright side, it wasn't a porcupine.

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