Wednesday, August 15, 2007

HE PASSED

Get off the road, Tanner is now the proud owner of a drivers license. We spent his birthday yesterday sitting at the motor vehicle department waiting to get him in. Arrived at 6:30 am and finally got in at 2:21 PM. Murphy's Law was beside us all day but those long anticipated words of "you passed" were music to his ears. But Murphys Law followed us through the evening as well, when we got home and Tanner was able to drive for the first time by himslelf, he was not gone for more than 30 minutes and called to say that he thinks the motor mount on his car had broke. He managed to limp the car home and after Dave's inspection it had been concluded that something is wrong but not quite sure what. Dave will put it up on the hoist this weekend and try and figure it out. So Tanner's first night of driving was cut very short. He was not to happy but I was ok with having him home (smiles). I can tell you one thing, I am not so sure that I am ready for this. Although I do have a new shopper and milk runner (haha) it is hard getting used to the idea of him being alone in a car.
Dave finally got a weekend off, we enjoyed sitting around and doing nothing but at least we did nothing together. We got over 2 inches of rain on Saturday and another inch on Monday and it is raining again today. Dave's first weekend off since June.
Another school year about to start, this summer flew by, and Ivan and Missi's wedding is just around the corner!
Hope you all have a good week!

7 comments:

Kuoppala's & in-laws said...

CONGRATULATIONS TANNER and Happy Birthday.
Heather

Kuoppala's & in-laws said...

Congrats Tanner! and welcome to the world-of-broken-down-cars - i'm glad you made it home safely. happy b-day! - liz

Kuoppala's & in-laws said...

Congratulations Tanner! That's awesome! Jody, I feel for you! I remember how nervous mom was when I drove with her in the car with me. "SLOW DOWN! YOUR TAKING THE TURN TO FAST!" I swore she was going to pulling the arm rest off! May you not get to many gray hairs and may you enjoy another driver!
~jen~

Kuoppala's & in-laws said...

I survived ten of them. You can do it Jody! Now David is to the
point Reino was at one time. But he had 5 cars to maintain as ours
were also older cars, the fix it
yourself kind. dk

Kuoppala's & in-laws said...

Congratulations Tanner! Jody, welcome to those sleep with one eye half open kind of nites .. waiting for a car in the drive and the key in the door. Friday I need to remember to call a driving school for Alyx. Am sending the rest of mine through that.
-a

Kuoppala's & in-laws said...

congratulations tanner! am glad I have a few more years before mine are ready to hit the road!
and happy birthday too:)
Jenny

Kuoppala's & in-laws said...

Congratulations Tanner! I hope by now your car is back on the road and you are showing everyone how well you drive :,)

I challenge you to be ticket free at least as long as me.
-b