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The best solution so far

I told my wife what happened regarding the T-Bird while she was gone. The news hit her just as hard as it did me.  I am going to rent a garage until I find employment and then I will reevaluate.

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A gracious arrangement

I spent the better part of the morning putting the T-Bird back together. It has been in a state of disrepair since the accident. I don’t have a garage so I worked out in the open under a shared carport. … Continue reading

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An even bigger blow

In response to the threat of having my car towed, I called a young man who paints cars to see if I could tow it over there and actually resume making progress on the car.  He came over to look … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Blow

I received a call from the apartment complex’s office today. It is not good news. The woman who helped me with all the leasing paperwork called to tell me that they are going to tow away my project car tomorrow! … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

I pulled into Kansas City at 10:00 last night… In the last 6 days, I have driven 2900 miles to complete a 1600 mile trip with gas at its highest price in the history of these United States. I have … Continue reading

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I’m too late…thank God!

I got back to Tucumcari with my rims in time to get them put on the T-Bird and get it out of the shop. Phillip at Jack’s Towing moved the car into the garage and put the tire on the … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues

Here is the latest status on Ray-Ray’s Big Adventure… The shop that came and towed my car has a very good reputation. (good news) The T-Bird’s custom suspension looks like it is completely unharmed. If that ends up being true, … Continue reading

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Houston, we have a problem!

I left Albuquerque this morning and resumed the eastward trek. Nearly three hours later, I was 10 miles west of Tucumcari when the something felt strange with the T-Bird. I slowed down… nothing… then a strange pull. I immediately pulled … Continue reading

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The best laid plans of mice and men…

Well, my plan didn’t work. I have been here in Los Angeles for the entire week. No one wanted to buy my old 1979 F-150. The auto transport broker has been unable to find a truck to ship my project car. And, … Continue reading

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