Ford quotes me $550 to replace the break lines.... $550 is do-able! Whooo! Show up at the Dealership to pick up my car, "Yay! Thank you so much for fixing up my car! Means so much to me..." Guy behind the desk stares me down over his glasses. "You mean the DeathTrap?" He crosses his arms, leans back in his swivel chair, "That old thing is eaten up with rust, like a cancer. The frame is literally rotting off the bottom - rotting, do you hear me? Ever watch the Flintstones!? Kinda like that - but you are going 70 miles an hour... As soon as you can afford a new car - get rid of this car."
Scary-much?! Just a bit! My car has never had a name before - but I am tossing around names such as Death-ster, DeathEater, DT..... eh?
Speaking of 'Eh'.... someone told me the other day that I sound Canadian!? Not sure what a Canadian sound like? French speaking northerners? Imagine them saying "Eh" a lot.... To be fair, I also use, "Yo" and "awesome"just as often.... therefore - have to be fair and say that I actually sound more like a Ghetto Australian surfer from Canada, if anything else.
Photos: Mark Thomason in Jersey Oct 2008