As you all know, I have been very busy packing up and trying to get this place closed up for the winter. Finally today we got everything loaded in to my Jeep. When I say loaded...it was freakin' packed! just got the girlz in their seats...said goodbye to my husband ... Who was driving his car home...I turn the key and the car is acting VERY weird! The car is shaking ... The odometer and gauges are flashing. WHAT????
Ben gets in the driver's seat because we all just KNOW that men can figure this crap out better when THEY are in the driver's seat. Come to find out ... Cue the music ... The alternator crapped out! I call AutoZone for the part...no problem...they have it in stock! Ben ONLY has to drive 40 minutes away to get it. So...while he is gone I go back inside and turn the fridge back on...turn the gas back on...go get the coolers out of both cars and load everything back into the fridge.
By the time I'm done...Ben is back with the part. The two of us are outside FREEZING and wet...trying to get the old part out so we can install the new one. Oh Joy. It is the WRONG part! Now of course you know that I must have given the guy at Auto Zone the wrong make/model. WRONG!! Come to find out...after calling AdvanceAuto that my Jeep alternator is not that common and they have to order it from the factory which can take up to SEVEN days!!! Are you kidding me? Ok...whatever. Order the part. We are hoping it will be here by Wednesday! Tomorrow...we have to return the first alternator. Grrrrrrrrrr.
Then I had to figure out which boxes and bags I could get to in order to throw something together for dinner.
On the plus side....I am VERY glad we still have water and internet!! And very glad this did not happen while I was driving on the Thruway.
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