Tuesday, June 15, 2004
Life and Car
Yesterday went fairly okay - I had more energy throughout the day than I had over the weekend. I came home and rested, like I promised myself. But today I feel like hell again. I woke up in the middle of the night with a sore throat, aches and fever. But I guess that's the nature of this beast.
[laughing] I just realized I'm parked in the red zone in the pic. I have a perfect driving record [knock wood]. And here I am, already breaking the law just to take a picture of the new addition to my family. Whoops! Sowwy Ossifer, but look how beautiful my new baby is!
Already filled with doghair - it's time for me to get protectors and fold those back seats down. I also need a divider so the dogs can't hop in the front seat, especially while driving. I don't mind if Hunny joins me but some of these dogs are big babies and want to be right on top of me. I can't have an extra 60 lbs on my lap even while not driving!
Today they're coming to install the keyless entry w/alarm. And I also ordered some protective coating for the paint and upholstery. It's supposed to be stain resistant for at least 6 years. Seemed worth it at the time. But that means I have to get a full carwash today and vacuum every follicle of hair out from the inside so they can treat it with some "new car smelling chemical". Great, just what I need. But, at least they're coming to me.
Unlike tomorrow, when I have to drive to Alhambra to get the windows tinted. But that's a very important piece. Once that's done, then my car-buying process is over. Well, except for the monthly payments for the next few years.
Eventually, I'd like to get running boards, to make loading and unloading easier for the dogs. Sparky and Winnie have trouble getting in. I have to help them. Even Marley has trouble at first try. And Otis, forget it! Hunny doesn't have trouble getting in. But she does a swan dive out of the car from the seat. That's a big drop. Makes mama nervous.
Off to start my dogwalking day...