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Had your truck up a tree lately?

Posted Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at 6:04 PM

Getting wood today turned into a little bit more of an ordeal. The wet muddy conditions made my truck (4-wheel drive) slide sideways on the hill. In the process it ended up on top of a stump just barely tall enough to remove traction from the tires.

I could see me telling Deb that the truck was "up a tree". Sounds like that auto insurance ad on TV about a guy who seems to go up a pole frequently.

Anyway, my 4-wheel drive tractor was able to pull it off by the trailer hitch. Everything was so slippery, it really did not take much. From there I loaded the truck down with wood and there was enough traction to get out of there.

Guess I will use wood closer to the house until it dries out.

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Steve I have to tell you, I'm really beginning to feel sorry for your wife. The things you get yourself into makes what my husband does not so bad.

-- Posted by bellbuckletn on Wed, Nov 30, 2011, at 5:52 PM

I expect a Christmas card from him this year.

You think I told my wife about this?! I was hoping I could pull it off without extra help and it turned out that way.

Heck, most of us probably do some of these things, they just don't publicize it. I just laugh at myself and move on.

Can't wait for the next one. Well.... maybe I can.

-- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Nov 30, 2011, at 7:50 PM

You know, maybe making a comment like this on my blog as I am negotiating new auto insurance is not the best thing, ya think?

-- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Dec 2, 2011, at 3:08 PM

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Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.