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So to top off our awesome deal of having to pay for two apartments during the month of January, we now have to repair the car. It’s looking like it will cost around 400$ at least, if not more. I’m not looking forward to it, but poor huffy was screaming like a banshee. I guess a cog in the alternator is cracked or something to that effect, and four different belts need replacing. The belts aren’t that big of a deal, but the alternator part is $125 before we even start to think about labour.

One more trip out to my mom’s in Pitt Meadows, however, and we probably would have broken down on the road. So it’s good that we’re fixing it before it explodes, but basically we’re putting out an extra 1400$ that we don’t have this month. It’s so much fun.

I vaguely remember a time when I could buy christmas presents. A long time ago in a Galaxy far, far away.

5 Comments

  • spadoink

    December 21, 2005 at 6:14 am

    isn’t growing up fun?

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      December 21, 2005 at 6:20 am

      You betcha! I’m so sold.

      • spadoink

        December 21, 2005 at 6:22 am

        if only you had any choice in it at all.

        • Jenny Lee Silver

          December 21, 2005 at 6:39 am

          Oh, there’s always a choice.

          If I committed some crime, I could let the rest of the country take care of me while I went to school in prison. 😀

          • spadoink

            December 21, 2005 at 3:36 pm

            well, if you go that route, try to find a crime that allows conjugal visits