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Friday, July 3, 2009

Friday Fragments

Good morning! And, Happy Friday! One day closer, is all I'm sayin'.

Friday means it's time for Friday Fragments . . . those little thoughts/mini-posts that don't hold up on their own. Since I have a lot to do today, let's get to it.

Saturday I again announced at the race track. I don't pretend I'm spectacular at it, but I enjoy it. And, I get to watch the whole race. The only problem is that I get caught up watching a battle between a couple of cars and forget that I really need to be watching the whole field! No wonder people like this race thing so much!

Also Saturday, I was supposed to help with a bucket drive for the FD, and then give blood. Well, since no one showed up for the bucket drive except for me and 3 other people, we called it off. I realized that some times, it's nice for something to fall apart. I suddenly had 2 hours free for ME!

My super friends who sent me flowers while I was at the beach brought back taffy . . . the REAL kind . . . from the beach. It was sooo fresh. I lurve my friends.

This week, I managed to catch up on all my DVR'd shows, and was stuck watching live TV. Do you have any idea how much commercials are boring?!?!? I purposely didn't watch any this week so I can have a cache to watch this weekend!

It's not secret that I have car issues. I've been driving an 88 Honda Accord that has . . . quirks. I was really excited to get my Buick back from my parents as Dad had told me, "It's in FANTASTIC shape." Yeah. Well, going to a call Sunday night for the squad, the ball joint broke! Here's the good part. The fantastic mechanic that came to look quoted me $150. It came in at $150 and change. That's my kind of an estimate. Still, I'm grateful that it broke 1) at about 10 mph, so I didn't further damage the car, and 2) it came to stop in an alley so I wasn't blocking anything vital. I'll be grateful for small favors . . .

I got so aggravated yesterday. It seemed that every call was, "Hi, are you open tomorrrow?" Hello people, it's the 3rd of July . . . NOT a federal holiday! Believe me, I wish we weren't, but since we are, I better go get put together.

Happy 4th of July, everyone! What kind of plans do you have? Me, I'll be racing, racing, and more racing!!!

Come play with us . . .

6 comments:

Sara Bonds said...

I do the same thing with shows and DVR. I am a TV junkie, but can't stand commercials, mostly because I am impatient. LOL.

Happy F.F.!

Little Ms Blogger said...

I so LOVE salt water taffy - you're a lucky girl...

Tranquility said...

Announcing at the racetrack? F-U-N!

Hmm... it must be the week of breakdowns! We had an issue too, but unfortunately ours is going to be quite spendy *sigh*. But - like you, I was in the right place at the right time, so definitely have to be thankful for that!

Have a great holiday weekend!

Mrs4444 said...

Taffy trumps even flowers, doesn't it? Have fun this weekend, and I hope you don't have to go out on any calls!

Karen MEG said...

Hondas are great cars, wow, from 1988!!

Great fragments, happy 4th!

PerplxinTexan♥ said...

I loved your friday fragments but, as a girly with braces the taffy doesn't work so well. :(