At 58 years of age I had my first car accident today—yep, I reached the age of 58 without a fender bender of any sort, not even a slide off into the ditch. After yoga, trying to get the jeep out of a snowdrift, I backed into our instructor Julia’s car, breaking one of our tow tail lights and putting a crease in her driver side front fender. So much for a perfect driving record!! And the kicker—Julia had just gotten her car out of the body shop getting repaired all the hail damage it sustained this summer.
OK, excitement over, back to the weather! This was our early morning temp and we never got above 2 degrees all day. It was sunny, making for a beautiful winter scene. After lunch Emmi and I took a nice long walk and it was not too bad out there with the sun shining—of course I did have on yoga pants, flannel lined jeans, long sleeve shirt, hooded sweatshirt, heavy coat, hat and gloves!
Michael spent the day replacing the right front axle u-joints on his 1995 diesel pickup—the garage has a woodstove and he stayed comfortable. Because the garage is heated at times, the snow melts off the vehicles—yesterday Michael discovered the garage doors were frozen down! Today he used a heat gun to melt the ice enough for me to get the jeep out—miserable weather!!
We had package deliveries from both the UPS and FedEx today—Bill (our UPS guy) was his usual cheerful self. The FedEx man arrived a little after 6pm tonight—when I said, “you are out kind of late,” he said, “tis the season,” with a smile.