You Can’t Make This Stuff Up, Part II.

27 05 2009

So as it happens, I ended up buying a great, practically all-original 1988 Grand Wagoneer from a guy in Malta, MT for a great price.  Unfortunately, it’s now sitting in an Elk’s Lodge parking lot in Bismarck, North Dakota with a busted transmission (I think), and I’m typing this out in a Barnes and Noble café on a few hours of sleep.

My dad and I will be heading home as soon as we find a shipper, provided that the Elks don’t mind if it sits in their parking lot for a day. So much for the great price…

On the plus side…well, there really isn’t a plus side visible at the moment, but I’m sure this will be funny with some perspective, somehow.  At least I’ve got a great vehicle that will be even better once it drives.

I’ll make a more comprehensive and entertaining update about the last few days in Montana (which is all-around awesome) once I feel I can conduct myself civilly.



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