Phrembah (a potato-like mystery) (phrembah) wrote,
Phrembah (a potato-like mystery)
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Involuntary Tourist

Drove up to Pueblo, Colorado Friday to get Mom's car. Seems her gentleman friend was driving on their way to Denver and had some sort of disagreement with a light pole or something. So the car spent the last three weeks in a body shop in Pueblo. They rented a car and just kept going. An auto accident with no injuries is no excuse to miss a baseball game. Not for them.

Luckily, the body shop did a wonderful job on the car. It looked new and drove like a dream. I could just see trying to deal with some Complaints Department 330 miles away. Because of my evil job-hopping ways I have very little vacation to begin with and I really can't afford much more than a day off. The thought of having to drive up more than once was dreadful.

I don't know how Pueblo rates such a body shop. This place was huge with a bright modern lobby with antique Wild-West paraphernalia on the walls to study while you waited for the computer to poot out your bill. Pretty amazing and very fortunate.

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Now I gotta go read about Happy Harry Truman and the A-Bomb so I can show my face in class tomorrow.
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