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I can barely contain myself.
We are modest folks, and do not often splurge on luxuries. That is why I am so proud to tell you that we have just acquired a third vehicle.
Right there in the middle, follow the arrow.
I know it's not "green" to practice excess when it comes to oil consumption, and I feel guilty with the economy tanking, but the amazing part: the truck was free!
I was at the bank last Friday, and actually walked in. I have no idea why, I always slack and use the drive through. I guess fate had different plans for me. As the door closed behind me I looked up, and there was a shiny new truck in the middle of the lobby. I asked the teller why it was parked there.
Teller: "It's free."
Author: "No way."
Teller: "Yes way. Now please take one and be gone and have a pleasant day and thank you for banking with us."
How could I not? I pulled in to the driveway that night and wailed on the horn all the way to the garage. Mrs. Author and the dogs ran out to see what all the ruckus was about.
I grinned proudly and pointed. She laughed until she cried.
I'll call tomorrow to see what the insurance runs. The dogs continue to fight over who will be driving first...