My girlfriend, our 2 kids and myself had been enjoying the weekend at were I have my caravan, nice weekend, nice weather, mild with 8 degrees celsius.
We were heading back home, and my girlfriend with my son ( 8 years old) were driving in front of me.
There is a road section which is pretty much always icy and slippery, and yesterday no exception. before we drove off I told her to be careful, well, she has only had her lisens for 26 days, hehe.
Off we drove, My daughter
Today, after returning home from a meeting, I picked up my truck after a quick stop at the workshop.
I had `till the end of November to fix it, to have it approved. Need to take it for control every year.
2 findings last control, which they fixed now.
replaced the front ball joint assemblies, upper and lower as they were not able to get off the lower ones (Which were the ones that were worn), so, replaced all.
And the second thing, replaced both shock absorbers
I finally replaced the rubber brake hoses on the Suburban that were dry rotting on me at a quick pace. They hadn't given me any trouble yet, but I didn't want to risk a brake hose failing on me while driving. I also emptied the brake system of as much of the old fluid as I could, as it was likely 18 years old. It was a severe pain to complete because the hoses went THROUGH the frame on the front and were hard to get to. Bled the brakes. The pedal feels about like it was before the work, which seems
I picked up the audio book version of Bob Dole's WWII memoir called "One Soldier's Story". WOW is all I can say.
Dole recounts his upbringing, his time at KU and then the beginning of the war. He was moved around and eventually entered the war as a 2nd Lt. in Italy as part of the 10th mountain division.
Dole was hit with machine gun fire because he insisted that he lead his group by being in front during several assualts. His road to recovery was extremely long
Farmers Insurance gave me a settlement offer of just over $500 for the accident. That's a laughable joke and honestly very insulting. So I had no choice but to file a small claims suit against the driver who pulled out in front of me. Things go pretty quick for this type of case they told me, so I should have a date and time in less than a month.