Friday, March 14, 2014
My lovely wife and I got up before sunrise to get to the garage as soon as it opened. With the brake system leaking fluid at a high rate, early morning travel in light traffic was a good idea. We made it safely to the garage.
Yes, for those who've been speculating, it was expensive. 10 feet of brake line had to be replaced, along with the master cylinder. On the bright side, that's what the emergency credit card is for. Being without brakes qualifies. Cash is always low by the time we start heading north. It seems there's always unexpected expenses at such a time.
I even made it back to the campground an hour before checkout. The boat was in the overflow parking lot. When I got there, some Good Old Boys were parked in front of my boat. They had taken one of my wooden wheel chocks to prop up a utility trailer to change a tire. The guys were a bit embarrassed to be caught at it, but no harm done. I was fine with it and they were soon out of my way. We got along.
Right now I'm chilling at the beach while my lovely wife takes a nap in the van. I did get her up at “Oh my God O'clock,” in the morning.