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Michigan Trip Cancelled

July 6th, 2018 at 11:56 am

Why, you say?

Because I hit a pothole, hard, on Lake Shore Drive (during rush hour), got a flat and bent the wheel, and I can't get a new tire & wheel till Monday.

I guess it just wasn't meant to be.

I should have been scared, going flat on a busy road like that, but it happened so fast I didn't have time to. I just got over (four lanes) and took the first exit, as there was no shoulder. I had to drive a bit to find any place I could park the car. That's how I bent the wheel. AAA came and put on the baby spare. I had to go all the way back home and beyond to find a tire store that would fit me in. (Every place was overbooked because of the holiday.) And even then, there was no tire like mine in stock. So I'm grounded. No Michigan this weekend.

My warranty will cover all but $20. I don't know why it isn't completely covered, but $20 is not going to break me.

Meanwhile, I'll go back to reading my book and attending baseball games!

7 Responses to “Michigan Trip Cancelled”

  1. Wink Says:

    Thank goodness you managed to get off the road safely! Hopefully you can reschedule your trip soon.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    The main thing is you were safe! There will be other times to visit.

  3. Laura S. Says:

    I am glad you are safe. What a scary situation!

  4. My English Castle Says:

    Warranties and AAA--aren't they wonderful for times like that.

  5. debtfreeme Says:

    WOW how scary!

  6. rob62521 Says:

    So sorry! Glad you are safe and uninjured.

  7. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    How scary! Glad you're ok.

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