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Vacation Wild Card No. 2/Friday — 12/21/07

Gotta hand it to our insurance company, Farmers. It has been on top of all the issues that were triggered by the car wreck Wednesday night: assessment, health care, rental cars, and reimbursement. Most importantly, my ladies seem to be doing OK today. For me, vacation will officially start when I pick up the check for the Honda (totaled) and select a rental car for the next few weeks. It’s time to hit the re-set button and concentrate on pretty lights and Christmas shopping rather than insurance forms and telephone calls. Still, I can’t help marveling how much better things are than they could have been. Meanwhile, I know that a Wild Card can’t hold a candle to the crazy things we do here daily. But I’m going to force myself to stay away from the blog as much as possible — and it provides some opportunity for you guys to interact while I’m blurking …

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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