Author Archives: RLW3

“This is a genuine miracle”

Since I am going to hit the road and head back to Kansas City tomorrow, I thought I should see if Cakes has called the mechanic to check on the status of her car. She hadn’t… “Well, don’t you think … Continue reading

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Not quite white knuckle, but…

Instead of heading back to Colorado from Kansas City, I decided to drive up to Rochester, Minnesota. Why??? Because a man had some very hard to find parts for my project car up there. Why didn’t I just have them shipped? … Continue reading

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That worked out nicely

Well, I met my daughter in Kansas City late last night. Before she hung we up the phone yesterday, she said, “Dad, I’m not really comfortable driving this car. I mean he’s not going to stop me but the mechanic is … Continue reading

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Honey…where is my supersuit?!?!?

My youngest daughter, Cakes, called this morning. She is having car trouble. She had gone to a reputable auto repair shop in town, and they had already diagnosed the source of the problem and had narrowed it down to two … Continue reading

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That’s his car!

My son, Big A, called the house at 3:30 Thursday afternoon. He was intending to speak with his mother but she was out taking her walk. So he got stuck with me. He informed me that he was planning to take … Continue reading

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Does everything have to be difficult?

I started the day by ducking my head in to say hello to Kimba, her husband, Feeky and our new grandson, Giddy. I then grabbed a quick bite as I hit the road to pick my wife up at the Denver airport. … Continue reading

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Dodging bullets in the Wild West

I am a tired puppy! Is it possible to make a 10 hour drive without a little blog-worthy adventure? Naah… After about six hours of driving, I was filling up the truck at a gas station in the middle of nowhere … Continue reading

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Escape from KC

I have had this feeling before…several times in fact! I have put in 16 hours each of the last two days and had to wake up at 5:00 to finish loading the truck. As soon as I lifted up the back … Continue reading

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Will I ever get on the road?

Today is D-Day. The lease on the apartment, the large storage unit, the small storage unit and the garage expire at midnight… We finished loading everything from the garage at about 10:00. We finished loading everything from the large storage unit at … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m 5 feet short!

I picked the truck up at 5:00 P.M., drove over to the storage unit and began packing. And that’s when I noticed something that might be a real problem… The 15 foot truck that I rented…isn’t really 15 feet! It’s more … Continue reading

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