Re: I need a hug :(
My condolences and best wishes.
Been there, done that with my father, and then my turn. A 4 way for me
(3 for him), 5 years apart.
It's amazing the improvements made in those 5 years. And a friend had
his the year after me and they didn't even have to crack his chest (if
all the repairs are on the front side). I was in and out of the
hospital in 3 days. Dad was a 5 day stay, and a month of recovery. My
friend was out in 1.5 days and back to work in 2 weeks.
The good thing is, it could have been a flying piece of sheet metal
coming through his windshield. Things, as you say, could always be
On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 19:45:51 -0500, "Scott Van Nest"
>Keep this in mind. Someone else always has it worse off. My father just
>had a triple bypass this afternoon. This should be a fun week at the
>hospital. Be glad its just a hunk of metal that is scrapped up.
>"Quiet Desperation" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Driving to work on the freeway this morning the Mustang, when out of
>> nowhere comes this... thing. Looked like a two foot square piece of
>> dirty aluminum foil, maybe a heat shield or something dropped off some
>> old junker. It hit the front driver's side corner and went... who knows
>> where. There was no one to my left so it probably wound up next to the
>> center divider. It happened so fast the nerve impulses to take evasive
>> action were still traveling through my system.
>> No dents or major body damage, but deep scratches, some to the metal,
>> all around and about the front corner of the car. On the bumper, the
>> leading edge of the hood, the window over the headlight and even a
>> couple on the side panel. It could not have been a worse shape hitting
>> at a worse angle to damage more parts if you tried.
>> So, email into Insurance lady and I guess going for estimates the rest
>> of the week. This is going to be expensive. :( Replace the headlight
>> assembly and probably paint the hood, bumper and side panel. I forget
>> what my deductable is.
>> Yeah, it's a Monday.
>> And now, I must swear. ****!
1965 Ford Mustang fastback 2+2 A Code 289 C4 Trac-Lok
Vintage Burgundy w/Black Standard Interior; Vintage 40
16" rims w/BF Goodrich Comp T/A gForce Radial
225/50ZR16 KDWS skins; surround sound audio-video.
Gad what fools these morons be....
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