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October – A Fun Month – Cash For Clunkers

If my body were a carI have decided to declare the month of October as a “Fun Month”.  After all, the month begins with Oktoberfest festivities, Columbus Day celebrations, and of course,  America’s most fun holiday…. Halloween!!!!

To honor my own decision to keep it a Fun Month, I will post only fun stuff during this month….I hope you will enjoy it, and have fun….fun…

I am sure you heard the buzz about “trading in clunkers for cash”…..our economists are trying anything, and everything to turn this economic mess around.  Well, there is always a bright side to every story…almost always….so read this fun post about “clunkers”……from Maxine’s point of view….


“c2003 Linda S Amstutz. If you liked this essay, you will enjoy her new romance comedy, SEEING RED, available at Amazon.

”If my body were a car, this is the time I would be thinking about trading it in for a newer model.  I’ve got bumps and dents and scratches in my finish, and my paint job is getting a little dull. But that’s not the worst of it.  My headlights are out of focus, and it’s especially hard to see things up close.

My traction is not as graceful as it once was. I slip and slide and skid and bump into things even in the best of weather.

My whitewalls are stained with varicose veins. It takes me hours to reach my maximum speed. My fuel rate burns inefficiently.

But here’s the worst of it —

If my body were a car

Almost every time I sneeze, cough or laugh, either my radiator leaks or my exhaust backfires.

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