Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Mad Max's Revenge! - Aaron





I have come to the conclusion that our RV, affectionaly named Mad Max the Roadwarrior, has a very sick and twisted sense of humor. For the second time during this strange adventure, she has chosen a very in-opportune time to chose to get sick. This time, 20 minutes outside of Montgomery, Alabama, Max lost her transmission belt, in a fury of cluttering madness.

After the power-steering went out, we drove her a short distance to a gas station where we waited for a good hour and a half for a tow truck to arrive. Surprisingly, the only reaction our brightly decorated RV received was a high pitched rebel yell from a guy riding in a diesel powered heavy duty pick up truck, emblazoned with Confederate flags kicking up massive amounts of dust as it laid tire out of the tarmac.

We were towed by a very nice mullet sporting fellow named Bubba and his baby brother Joe whose haircut I could only describe as a mullet in reverse.

After we were towed to the repair shop, we spent the night camp-out style in the parking lot. Although this was a different experience to say the least, I would say it helped us come together as a group. We watched Mean Girls on the laptop and ate fast food.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for the "mullet in reverse" description. i really needed to laugh like that. and thanks to you guys for being so cool about everything. we swear the breakdowns aren't a deliberate way we've inserted adversity for the film's sake... we promise! mk

April 20, 2005 9:50 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mean Girls--I bet that was Geetha's idea!
Glad to hear you guys are ok though. I'm looking forward to meeting everyone when you are in NY next week. -ESL

April 21, 2005 10:58 AM

 
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