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06 February 2004 @ 12:43 pm
Frank is back in good health.  
My "Car of the Future" (Frank) almost exploded a radiator yesterday - 8 hours of work, about $750 of repairs, and two massive headaches later, the oil and coolant leaks are fixed - and I have new radiator. I have now officially paid more in repairs for this car than my family paid to buy it. I have to convince my dad to trade the title to me, so that the next time something breaks, I can trade it in for a newer car.

1. What's the most daring thing you've ever done?

I have no idea. The notion of "daring" has little weight to somebody

2. What one thing would you like to try that your mother/friend/significant other would never approve of?

A vision quest of some kind.

3. On a scale of 1-10, what's your risk factor? (1=never take risks, 10=it's a lifestyle)

5 - I take calculated risks, and find this question silly.

4. What's the best thing that's ever happened to you as a result of being bold/risky?

I got into a good college, and it has kept me alive a number of times.

5. ... and what's the worst?

Um, dating. Fuck off, nameless Friday Five person! Fuck off, says I!

I will get back to scheduled meme-slinging as time permits.
 
 
 
Hillarysusanofstohelit on February 6th, 2004 12:27 pm (UTC)
oh my. I positively hate cars. they just announced but have not yet issued a recall on my car, and 1.4 million cars of the same brand/year, for ignition switches that can start the car on fire.
Hoc Est Qui Sumus: Devourdiscoflamingo on February 6th, 2004 02:45 pm (UTC)
Sounds like a big puddle of fun!
Abra SWcloudscudding on February 6th, 2004 01:03 pm (UTC)
Why is it the car of the future again?

Damn it, I want my flying car.
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on February 6th, 2004 01:24 pm (UTC)
Re:
No analog switches, pseudo-futuristic interface designs, and engineers were dumb then.

First, you will need your flying/driving license.
Abra SWcloudscudding on February 6th, 2004 01:29 pm (UTC)
Re:
No, no...I get the license when the vehicle is acquired.
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on February 6th, 2004 02:44 pm (UTC)
Re:
I am fully aware that if a flying car is ever invented, your husband will just have to mop up the floor wherever he happens to be standing, and pick it up on its way home.

Until then, no driver's license?
Abra SWcloudscudding on February 7th, 2004 10:43 am (UTC)
Re:
Not unless we a) move away from the busline, or b) acquire a vehicle of some sort.