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At the Car Wash

posted at 2:10 am
on Jan. 30, 2006

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It rained like hell today. It was my fault. The day started out fairly clear, but I went and got my car washed.

It was one of those automatic car washes.

I really like them, but they don’t actually do that great a job.  I prefer hand wash, but I couldn’t find a handwash place.  Maybe there’s not as much call for car washes in Vancouver (40 days straight rain) as there is in Los Angeles (40 days of rain a year).

Everything was going fine until the evil spirits attacked.  Do you see the scary ghost face in that swirling demon brush?  Crazy!

Boy, was I was glad to see the exit.



 
 

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