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Old 07-06-2006, 05:35 PM   #1
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This will be the last time I park in the shade to eat my lunch in the car.
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Old 07-06-2006, 05:42 PM   #2
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Where WAS your car? Did anyone else "Get It"?
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Old 07-06-2006, 05:50 PM   #3
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That white van is "my car". This happened while at a customer's job site. I was sitting behind the wheel, eating my lunch, when the limb came down. Luckily, it just brushed the side of the van.
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Old 07-06-2006, 06:31 PM   #4
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I should think that would be worth a few days off to steady the nerves!

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Old 07-06-2006, 06:51 PM   #5
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You didn't say. What were you having for lunch?
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Old 07-06-2006, 07:28 PM   #6
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Frederick...You're one lucky dude! That was too close! Glad you and the van escaped.Must be that force field powered by the Delithium Crystals- works evey time
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Old 07-06-2006, 08:58 PM   #7
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I think it's still on the seat...
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Old 07-06-2006, 09:12 PM   #8
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YEOW! Someone was looking out for you...guess "they" knew you had someplace important to be in about a week.
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Old 07-06-2006, 10:12 PM   #9
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Too close--- glad YOU are safe.

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Old 07-06-2006, 10:23 PM   #10
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I'm sending a new pair of ''undies'' to you Frederick. Perhaps, we should all send a pair to him.

I know I'd need a new pair. Dang, that was close. Glad you escaped serious injury.

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Old 07-07-2006, 12:08 PM   #11
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Fredrick, on another post (re fantastic fans) you said you were now 5'9". Was that before the tree incident or after?
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Old 07-07-2006, 02:02 PM   #12
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You are one lucky dude! That's one heck of a branch....it's more like half a tree!

Glad you are ok!
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Old 07-07-2006, 04:35 PM   #13
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HOLY COWBELLS!

glad you escaped with not much damage!

doesn't this mean that statistically you are never going to have another problem. no lightning strikes, no bridge washouts, no etc, etc. if so, it was worth it.

of course, like 100 year floods, the new one doesn't know it was year 199 last year.
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Glad you weren't hurt and had no serious damage to your van!

I'm a letter carrier and at work we have a safety captain. He would go on almost every time he'd speak about watching out for falling limbs. I'd laugh at him.

One day, last year, as I was walking my route, I began to hear a loud creaking noise that suddenly grew to a woody shriek. I looked up to my left just in time to see that an enormous oak was shearing in half about thirty feet above my head. Forty or fifty feet of hardwood suddenly came crashing down about a carslength from me. The telephone poles were whip-sawwing back and forth from the impact as the tree came down, snagging powerlines. As the tree hit the earth, I could feel the impact shuddering up my shins. Fortunarely, I was far enough away so that I wasn't hit by any limbs or debris. Not so the car beneath the tree, which was crushed.

I don't laugh at the safety captain warning of falling limbs anymore.
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