It was rainy here yesterday. I took my car in for an oil change and the mechanic at Goodyear reported I needed new brake pads and rotors. Nearly $600.00. Nope, I said... Then he reported I needed a new serpentine belt (nearly $200). Nope, I said. Then he called back again. I handed the phone to hubby and he announced, "We'll be right over to pick up the damn car! Have it ready." NO further work. I called our son, who said the brakes shouldn't be over $200.00... RIPOFF!!!!
So, I'm going to have to drive CAREFULLY until next Monday (when I'm off school) and I can take it to my reliable, trustworthy mechanic and have it done. I wouldn't EVER take my car back to Goodyear. I won't be going up to the horses, then, today. The serpentine belt worries me more than the brakes because if it goes, the whole car STOPS. That will also HAVE to be done next Monday...
Until then, I guess I'll stay around the house today and rest. I'm trying to get rid of this darn cough. I even bought some oil of oregano yesterday at Whole Foods. Man, that stuff is STRONG! Ugh! But, I hope it kills this virus!