Le Sigh…

Last Sunday night I was on call (just like every Sunday night),  I got called in to do a case that ended up taking all of 45 minutes, tops.  Unfortunately on the way in to the parking lot at the hospital I hit a patch of black ice and slid into the curb resulting in a bent wheel, a mysterious (and unpleasant) rubbing noise with any and all forward motion and a suspicious vibration in the steering wheel (again, with any forward motion).

I limped the car back towards home and called Sean asking that he just meet me at Big O, that car wasn’t going anywhere until it was fixed.

One day and $700 later it was fixed, making last Sunday night the most expensive call shift I’ve ever worked.

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Flip flop mama
    Dec 30, 2010 @ 12:51:02

    Ah, curses. I hate that. Sorry.

  2. Jillybean
    Dec 30, 2010 @ 15:07:01

    That stinks.

    Couldn’t you get some sort of workman’s comp for your car?

  3. madhousewife
    Dec 30, 2010 @ 18:28:37

    Le Ouch. (Wallet ouch. I’m glad it wasn’t the other kind and that you are safe and unhurt, but still sad for your wallet.)

  4. LisAway
    Dec 31, 2010 @ 03:28:38

    Yeah, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you. 😦

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