Politics, Weather, Photography, and the Dog
Saturday 19 April 2014

I don't usually post personal things, but in this case, I have enough psychic pain that I want to vent.

After last Sunday's car-killing problem, I took the car in to get fixed. It turns out, I was right about the problem and about the estimated repair costs. But wait: the car needed routine maintenance as well. All told, it got:

  • a new water pump;
  • an oil change;
  • new brake fluid;
  • a new microfilter for the air conditioner;
  • new wiper blades;
  • a minor recall service; and
  • a partridge in a pear tree.

Total damage: $1,996.74.

I seriously wonder why I have a car at all. Oh, right, because tomorrow I'm going to see family in Outer Suburbistan.

Saturday 19 April 2014 18:39:52 CDT (UTC-05:00)  |  | Kitchen Sink#
Search
On this page....
Ouch
Countdowns
The Daily Parker +3398d 03h 00m
Parker's 9th birthday 103d 10h 13m
My next birthday 184d 14h 18m
Categories
Aviation (354) Baseball (110) Best Bars (10) Biking (44) Chicago (956) Cubs (198) Duke (133) Geography (345) Higher Ground (5) Jokes (284) Kitchen Sink (681) London (63) Parker (197) Daily (204) Photography (148) Politics (303) US (1115) World (266) Raleigh (21) Readings (8) Religion (66) San Francisco (93) Software (210) Blogs (80) Business (239) Cloud (90) Cool links (140) Security (102) Travel (255) Weather (733) Astronomy (92) Windows Azure (61) Work (94) Writing (11)
Links
Archive
<March 2015>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22232425262728
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930311234
Full archive
Blogroll
About
David Braverman and Parker
David Braverman is the Chief Technology Officer of Holden International in Chicago, and the creator of Weather Now. Parker is the most adorable dog on the planet, 80% of the time.
Legal
All content Copyright ©2015 David Braverman.
Creative Commons License
The Daily Parker by David Braverman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License, excluding photographs, which may not be republished unless otherwise noted.
Admin Login
Sign In
Blog Stats
Total Posts: 4700
This Year: 86
This Month: 3
This Week: 3
Comments: 0