Showing posts from April 25, 2021

Small town....Alameda

 A dashboard light came on in my car, last Tuesday. argh.  I pulled out my car manual from the glove compartment to see what that symbol was warning me about. (By the way, why is it called a glove compartment? I've never put gloves anywhere near that covered area directly in front of the passenger seat!) One of my tires was low. I immediately drove over to Big Discount Tires (corner of Oak St. and Eagle Ave).  I got my last set of tires at Big O Tires maybe 2-3 years ago. I'm not sure, but I think the owner of the business bought the building on Eagle and changed the name. The folks that work there are wonderful!  Sure enough, I ran over some yellow metal thing. The gentleman pumped up my tire, more than the instructions said, left the yellow thing in the tire, and he told me to come in early (8am) but they wouldn't make an appointment for me.  But the earlier I got there, the sooner that yellow thingy would be history. I got there @ 8am, the next day, to have it removed a