Tag Archives: Good Samaritan

Escaping Texas

I was three miles away from the Flying J near the Texas border when I got stuck in the fucking mud. I was using the Pilot/Flying J App to earn free showers as I drive. It has a bug where … Continue reading

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Making the Sun My Bitch

After sleeping until 10 AM to reduce my backlog, I spent the next brutally hot twelve hours installing the relay and heavy cabling that connects the car battery to the house batteries. This helps in several ways: With no alternator, … Continue reading

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The Serpentine and the Sweet Fruits of Abilene

Coming into Abilene I heard a Bad Noise I couldn’t ID from under the hood. A small pulley on the serpentine belt had broken off, and Junior’s torquey 3.0 liter turbo diesel ¬†gleefully shredded the belt in tiny strips that … Continue reading

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