Though I did not go to bed until 2:25 a.m. it was not easy to fall into deep slumber because the cats kept on running on the roof and then got into a catfight with whom I presume were other strays. The neighborhood dogs did not appreciate it and started barking in disapproval...there was no chance I was going to go outside...they were just going to have to fend for themselves.
I was surprised I slept until 8:40 a.m. but did not get out of my warm bed until 9:00 a.m. There is a little place down the road that makes excellent menudo on weekends but really on Saturday since they started closing on Sundays a couple of years ago. Now if I want to eat it on Sunday I have to buy it the day before.
By the time I decided that is what I wanted they told me they were all out...it is a good thing I called! Since I was dressed and ready to go I figured I would take the short cut to the north part of town where all the restaurants, fast food places, mall, and basically most of the commerce is located.
Right before I exited our gate my brakes made a funny noise so I got off and looked around at the tires and everything seemed fine. The back road to the northside of town is about six or seven miles (not really sure) just as I was stopped at the red light by Stripes to the left and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to my right...and about to turn unto Veterans Memorial (our main drag) the car started shaking...I panicked hoping it would not die on me in this busy intersection.
The first thing I could think of was to take a picture of my dash that had lit up so I could show the mechanic or whomever.