Sunday, October 14, 2007

On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair, Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air


So, we got the car home. All 700+ miles and it didn't break down until we hit the 6200 So. exit of I 215. But it's up and running again, tucked away all warm and cozy in the garage. I got a great car. New paint, rebuilt engine, solid body, no body rot at all and a history. Yeah, the lady who sold it to me had a bunch of old cars she rented out to movie makers. Here's the list she gave me of the movies it's been in :

  • Zodiac Killer
  • Psycho w- Anne Hesche
  • Bringing up Brady
  • Apt Pupil
  • Split Decision
  • Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas (it was the taxi Johnny Depp rode in)
  • Ali
  • The Wedding Planner
  • The Kid
  • Metal God (Rockstar)
  • Frailty w- Bill Paxton
  • Pentagon Wars
  • Unsolved Mysteries
  • Come get Happy
  • Lanshy
  • Almost Famous
  • My Sisters Keeper
  • Autofocus

Anyhow, I'm exausted. Have to tell the story of the trip, with pictures, later.

It's good to be home.

12 comments:

A Paperback Writer said...

Hotel California? You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave?
Uh, that sort of puts an eerie spin on things. Just what kind of possessed vehicle is this?
Actually, if your car's that famous, I'd ask for its autograph, but that might be sort of difficult.

A Paperback Writer said...

Oh, you can ignore the phone message I left you, but do drop by and read the continuing saga of the dead elk parts..... My neighbors have gone redneck on me.

A Paperback Writer said...

I found car 54 for you
Here it is:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugatti_Veyron

I think you should get one of these for car 54. Oh, and I definitely want
to go cruising with you if you do.

Max said...

Tell you what. I'll move into your basement. You let me live there for free. Feed me. Clothe me. Pay my car insurance and everything else. If you do this, over the next 35 years or so I'll put every paycheck I get, the entire thing, into a savings account and when I've saved the $1.3 million I'll buy the car and we'll go for a cruise in it.
Sound like a plan?

A Paperback Writer said...

Gee, it sounds like you're proposing again. How sweet.
Or maybe you're offering yourself as a pet? Hmmm... well, as long as you're housebroken, I might just look into it.....
Nice car, though, eh?
Okay, I'll settle for a ride in car #53.

Max said...

Hmmmm, pet? Lay around all day, get fed whenever I'm hungry. Get my stomach scratched every now and again. Sounds good, and I am housebroken. But I draw the line at neutering.....

Ok, I too can settle for a cruise in car #53. Maybe monday or tuesday after school?

A Paperback Writer said...

Okay, I CANNOT resist saying this:
If I'm going to keep a man as a pet, why in the world would I want him neutered?!
(I can hear you laughing.)
Sure. How 'bout Monday?

Max said...

Hmmm, sounding more appealing all of a sudden......

Max said...

Oh, and Monday - it's a deal.

A Paperback Writer said...

My comment made the idea of getting neutered more appealing to you?
Gee, thanks.
But I'll still take you up on the car ride offer -- no neutering required.

Max said...

No, no, no. Your comment about NOT getting neutered made the idea of living in your basement more appealing.

A Paperback Writer said...

Oh, just checking.
So, does it make the prospect of a ride on Monday more appealing?