Sunday, November 23, 2008

Mercedes Day

Headed out on a meandering path this chilly-esque foggy morn.

It's Goose day in El Cajohn. Beware!

Noticed this old classic Mercedes.

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Laboring up the short-but-steep incline out of The Box I was disturbed by the d0pler distorted demoniacal demonstrations of an ice-cream truck speeding down the 8 towards said Box, possibly to join the milieu of The Goose.

On the Parkway I saw some guys on bikes ahead, but couldn't catch them. Odd, that!

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Yesterday, while on a vehicular expedition to Home Depot/Dixieline/Albertsons/Los Pinos I saw this Unimog. Today I took a picture of it.

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And the hind-end...

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The Unimog, with "the ground clearance that Hummers dream about, when they dream about growing up."-- from Globalvehicles.com

"Two little 'cedes, sittin' in a tree..." -- from me.

Mileage for the day, including some back-tracking and/or redoubling, was about 15 miles.

For the week, I think we are going to end up with 65.12 miles, unless I go to the library this afternoon.

The odometer reads 6,366 miles.

I acquired a couple of 25 watt lamps for the Jamis headlight on that vehicular expedition yesterday, previously referred to. P'raps I shall install them today. P'raps not.

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