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Re: OT: Prius - Dave

Same here Dave...I have a Suburban because we had six kids at home. Now
I'm down to three kids at home. I told my husband when the last three
graduate from high school, the Suburban goes and I'm getting a Prius.


David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net> wrote:
Hey, I'm thinking of doing the same. They're nice little cars and I could 
use something other than my Suburban that gets good mileage to do my small 
stuff in. Toyota's are good cars.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" 
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 9:28 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: bad week- need to play in dirt

> Thanks for the kind thoughts. I am doing much better after spending the 
> end of last week outside in the garden and reorganizing my garage, and 
> even buying a little garden/tool shed
> to put all the miscellaneous tools and fertilizer, etc into. (the guy at 
> OSH even delievered to my house when it wouldn't fit into my husbands 
> Honda Element!- I must have looked in desperate need!).
> So, if the stupid Sac City police would ever call me back, I might 
> actually be able to get my car fixed. In the meantime, I'm on the list for 
> a new Prius.
> Theresa
> David Franzman wrote:
>> Theresa, this is the first time I've seen this letter. Sorry, I seem to 
>> be delete happy. Anyway that must have been some kind of weird 
>> encounter. It would be humorous to a degree if I didn't know it bothered 
>> you and dented your car. I can just imagine the attorneys trying to 
>> figure this out and make it your fault. Good luck. This world is 
>> getting weirder and weirder all the time.
>> DF
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrea H" 
>> To: 
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 4:55 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: bad week- need to play in dirt
>>> What a freak.
>>> Do you not have ANY recourse since this was clearly her fault?
>>> A
>>> Andrea H
>>> Beaufort, SC
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa" 
>>> To: "GardenChat" 
>>> Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 11:38 PM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] OT: bad week- need to play in dirt
>>>> Hi all-
>>>> Sorry I haven't been too active on the list lately work + school gets
>>>> kind of overwhelming...and then add in the new nightmare I have found
>>>> myself in. Allow me to vent:
>>>> Last friday headed from a school over to work, some lunatic woman ran
>>>> across a very busy road (the hospital is located there) without paying
>>>> any attention (or perhaps on purpose) and RAN INTO the drivers side of
>>>> my car. This was while I was driving down the road! Yes, she was on
>>>> foot, and yes I slammed on my brakes and swerved away from her as much
>>>> as possible as soon as I saw her- but she was only about 2 steps from 
>>>> my
>>>> car when she was visible to me, because of all of the other traffic on
>>>> the road. Scared me to death- I screamed when she hit my car, even
>>>> though she did not. She apparently wasn't severely injured, as she 
>>>> then
>>>> ran up to my passenger side window and said "I'm Ok" before I even had
>>>> time to get out of the car. She refused togo to the emergency room 
>>>> and
>>>> just kept saying she had to "check in at school" and left with someone
>>>> she seemed to know. I got her name and phone number before she left. 
>>>> I
>>>> went directly to work, which was right around the corner and called the
>>>> police, insurance company etc. I didn't realize it until I parked at
>>>> work that she had actually dented the side of my car! Well, my hunch 
>>>> was
>>>> correct, and so this week I have been dealling with her husband calling
>>>> my work saying she is in the hospital, the sherriff's dept wanting a
>>>> statement (I've called them back 3 times and still they haven't 
>>>> returned
>>>> my messages), etc. etc. What a total pain in the neck- I am just
>>>> furious about this. Today I got the phone call from one of those 
>>>> smarmy
>>>> TV personal injury lawsuit lawyers. My auto insurance is of course
>>>> handling it, but still- I've had to waste hours on the phone dealing
>>>> with this, she sacred the daylights out of me in the first place, and
>>>> I'm going to end up paying $250 deductible for my insurance due to her
>>>> reckless behavior (and I'm sure my insurace premium is going to go
>>>> up!). Who the heck over 3 years of age runs headlong into the street?
>>>> Oh- I forgot the best part- about 20 minutes after the accident last
>>>> friday- her Drug Court Probation Officer called to confirm that this
>>>> woman was indeed in an accident (apparently in this woman's mind
>>>> "school" and "probation" are the same thing.) I certainly hope that
>>>> drug tested her that day!
>>>> So, it's been just a lovely week. I will no longer answer my phone at
>>>> work and boy do I want to get rid of this car now- I'll want no
>>>> reminders of this once it is all over!
>>>> So- I'm taking the next 2 days off of work (and instead will spend
>>>> tomorrow doing homework), but on Friday I'm going to get in the garden
>>>> and hopefully regain some sense of calm over my nerves!
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