You need to buy a lottery ticket
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Today is not my day.
I have been missing a number of classes lately so I made a point if getting up early today. Got myself ready and hung out a few extra minutes before driving to campus. when I get outside its a sleet storm. Driving in is going ok. Slow and steady seems to be working out. The metroparks are shut down do to flooding so I have to take a detour. It involves me driving out of a valley and zigzaging a few times.
As I brake for a turn I start sliding. Like a good Clevelander I can handle a little snow so I recover only to start sliding at the end of the turn. This time I hit the side of a honda.
We drive up the hill and pull over. My door wont own so I crawl out the other side. We make sure everything is ok. No injuries.
She proceeds to offer me a jacket since I only had a hoodie and we chat for a bit. No one seems to care that I just smashed up her car.
Cops come and ask for Id and insurance. I give him mine and mention I am not currently carrying. We issue reports and the lady leaves.
While waiting for the tow truck the officer and I chat while I am sitting in the back of the cruiser. The only other time I was back there wasn't as pleasant. shananagans in high school.
Anyhow, we talk cars and schools and some other stuff. he passes on giving me a citation and I jump in the tow truck.
Now I have been through this before. Car stolen twice. I drop the car at a shop, and stop over grandparents to borrow a car. During this time I issue my statement with the insurance company. Spend some time over there drinking coffer and borrow there car.
mines drivable with a new battery so I make arrangements to pick it up and leave it at home for the adjuster.
While sitting at home feeling all adult, since I am such a responsible young man. I decide to wait in the lobby only to realize I left me keys in the apartment and locked myself out. now I am sitting here waiting for my girlfriend to get home and let me in.
Good thing is I have my phone charger so I can access defensive carry. All is well.
Just felt the need to get that off my chest. Busy day.
(please excuse grammatical errors. typing on a phone is a pain.)
You need to buy a lottery ticket
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
Glad your ok...Buy the lotto ticket like Duk suggested....
Don"t let stupid be your skill set....
And Shepards we shall be, for Thee, my Lord, for Thee,
Power hath descended forth from Thy hand, So that our feet may swiftly carry out thy command,
And we shall flow a river forth to Thee, And teeming with souls shall it ever be,
Be careful! Things come in threes!
You can educate ignorance, you can't fix stupid
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Do not touch yourself or something else may go wrong.
Take this for what its worth, but don't miss class.
Think about how much you are paying per class, and every time you don't make it, you are just wasting that money away.
I made it through college with almost never having to study after class (I worked full time for some of college too). I discovered that just by attending class, paying attention and taking notes, I gained enough info to do well in the classes. IF I didn't make it to class, I didn't do as well, even if I tried to make it up by studying extra outside of class.
So, there isn't really an excuse to miss class.
I won't even get into Clevelander's driving abilities...
Fortes Fortuna Juvat
Former, USMC 0311, OIF/OEF vet
NRA Pistol/Rifle/Shotgun/Reloading Instructor, RSO, Ohio CHL Instructor
Glad you are OK, and the Grandparents are there for support.
Hopefully you'll be there for them when they need you.
Don't beat yourself up too bad; some days your the pigeon, and some days you're the statue.
I would rather die with good men than hide with cowards
If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans
Don't ever think that the reason I'm peaceful is because I don't know how to be violent
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We all have bad days, now and then.
Tomorrow will be better. Really.
What you're missing in class you're gaining in life experience if you can learn from your mistakes. But remember, class enables you to learn from the experiences of others. Much less expensive that way, no?
-Blackstone’s Commentaries 145–146, n. 42 (1803) in District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008)Americans understood the right of self-preservation as permitting a citizen to repel force by force
when the intervention of society... may be too late to prevent an injury.
Ahh, brought back memories of Cleveland winters, the metroparks and the valley. Those were good times.
"Just blame Sixto"
I reserve the right to make fun, point and laugh etc.
Brings back memories of driving in the snow, and shoveling snow, and driving emergency vehicles in the snow. And carrying patients in the snow.
All good reminders of why I moved to Florida.....
Battle Plan (n) - a list of things that aren't going to happen if you are attacked.
Blame it on Sixto - now that is a viable plan.
Learning to shoot again : Starting Over
One day I may just move to where it is warm. Winter is dumb.
Sorry for the unsolicited advice, but that's what old guys tend to do.
Helpful hints on pushing back and strengthening the 2A: