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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Stupid Mistakes and Jumper Cables

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We all do stupid things at times and I recently did mine.  My wife and I had to take a trip to Utah to see one of our children.  Because our car is on the small size and we were taking quite a bit of stuff for them, I had to make some extra room in the car.  So I set aside a few things that I normally carry, including a set of jumper cables.

You guessed it; I had a dead battery on the trip and no jumper cables.  Fortunately, I was able to get help and got started without any problem.  A new battery and a set of jumper cables later my problem is solved.  But it goes to show you always need to be careful.

If you don’t have a set of jumper cables and know how to use them, get a set and learn to use them now.  My mistake was harmless, it just cost us a little time, but in a real emergency it could have been fatal.

Howard

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