Posts made in April, 2018

Expedition, Round Three

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Expedition, Round Three

  Hot Flaming Brakes   Well, finally got my vehicle after two weeks but returning home on the 25-mile trip,  I started smelling something hot.  Upon reaching home and after getting out of the vehicle the left front brake was so hot that when I touched it,  my finger got burned. I called the dealership, then roadside assistance and they sent a tow truck.  The truck arrived finally after twenty minutes.  Watching the driver load the Expedition was not fun for the second time in two weeks but I tried to be as cordial as possible. While the driver loaded my vehicle onto the truck, I was checking...

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Hedge Trimming 101, DIY Widow

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Hedge Trimming 101, DIY Widow

“Shake, Shake, Shake your Body” When you decide that you are ready for hedge trimming, first you just get rid that ole big gas-powered hedge trimmer your husband used. Why, because it is gas powered, weighs at least a 100 lbs, and hard to start. Trust me, just go buy a lightweight electric one. You will want to have several 100ft. extension cords and you should always have a spare one on hand. Also, you will want to familiarise yourself with where your house breaker switches are. Next plug in the extension cord to the outside electric socket.  If you don’t have an outside...

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Ford Expedition Woes

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Ford Expedition Woes

    Nails and Brakes When I got up that morning with a stopped up head, allergies.  After drinking several cups of coffee, I did the treadmill then made a grocery list while waiting for the Great Granddaughter to arrive. When she arrived I found out from my Oldest Grandson, Matt, that my next to youngest Grandson, Mav, had broken his wrist while playing soccer the night before but he told me not to worry. Right! Baby girl and I loaded into the car to go to the grocery store. While backing out I noticed the low tire warning light on, so I got out and checked the tires. They all looked good to...

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Expedition, RoundTwo

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Expedition, RoundTwo

Keys Anybody After my vehicle left on the wrecker late in the evening.  I waited until noon the next day to check on my vehicle thinking it would give them time to access the problem with the brake.  When  Ford Service Department answered after giving them my info, they told me that they could not find my vehicle.  Well now, that was not the information I was expecting to hear from them.   They had everyone check their key lock boxes on the whole complex but no one had the keys to my Vehicle. Enterprise Rental cars told them they checked their box when they opened and “No Keys”!...

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Love Letters from the Heart

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Love Letters from the Heart

This is a journey of my life and loving my best friend, husband, father to our only son, Scott, and Papa to our Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Now, thinking you might like to know a little about the woman, Nancy Lou Henderson. I was born in a little town in the hill country of Texas called Hico on October 6, 1949.   My parent’s names are James and Mary Blakley.   My Daddy actually went to the Panhandle of Texas to pick cotton to pay the hospital for my birth, so as to get Mom and I released.  Pretty sure this is true since my Momma is the person who told me the story.  I am one...

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