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If It Doesn’t Work, Use a Bigger Hammer!

Infernal car alarms are enough to drive someone nuts, especially when the device goes off in the middle of the night, and the owner of that respective vehicle doesn’t hear its habitually blaring horn to shut it off. This has … Continue reading

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Another Lesson Learned

Decided to take a chance and headed back to Lake Luxembourg today for checking on how the bald eagles were doing. I dedicated an entry two weeks ago about how this location seems to be bad luck for me. Finally … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Drivel

The yearly state-inspection ritual for pushing the dastardly deed off for another month has been accomplished. Last year, the Cooper went through the paces and was awarded new windshield stickers valid until August 31, 2018, as seen on the left. … Continue reading

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Needing Some Harmonic Balance in Life

Had the Cooper towed in for service on Thursday. Got a loaner from the dealer, a brand-new 4-door Countryman S hardtop with the John Cooper Works: a 200-hp, turbo-charged engine, heavy-duty suspension, upgraded exhaust, a great media package and sound … Continue reading

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Life’s Lessons Learned

A favorite subject of mine at the university was Psychology 101, making a lasting impression in the back of my mind, brought forward to the frontal lobe whenever I ask myself the question, “Why me?” The Cooper went in for … Continue reading

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Something is Rotten in Denmark

So here’s the latest poop on the Cooper. Things just seem too coincidental. Over the past weekend, as I was traveling out of my apartment’s development in Andalusia, going over a speed bump at about 5 m.p.h., flash, all 25 … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well!

As a quick update to my previous entry, the auto-parts store called late on Monday afternoon, telling me to come by and pick up a settlement check for my inconveniences. On the next day, I put on my best flowered … Continue reading

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