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Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?                                                        Life isHas this...
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Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?                                                        Life is        ...
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Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?Blessing #1 – the car was still driveable.              Life is        ...
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Has this ever happened to you? You receive a compliment and you reply with something like, “Thanks, I always do that, or I always believe that” . . . and within a short time,
something happens to test if what you declare is really true?

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  1. 1. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life isHas this ever happened to you? You Tooreceive a compliment and you reply Shortwith something like, “Thanks, I always Todo that, or I always believe that” . . . Waitand within a short time, Forsomething happens to test if what you Someday!declare is really true? NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  2. 2. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?When we returned from our road trip Life isthis week, after driving in the Toodowntown Atlanta traffic with no Shortproblems at all, we crossed into ToMissouri and hit a traffic jam in St. WaitLouis that had us crawling at a snail’s Forpace. I posted a picture of the traffic Someday!snarl on Facebook along with themessage of frustration as we creptalong at 5 miles an hour. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  3. 3. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is TooThen, the Gateway to the West Shortappeared out my window – the Tobeautiful, magnificent Arch – and Waitbecause we were moving so very Forslowly, I easily snapped several pictures Someday!of my favorite monument. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  4. 4. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortI posted one of the pics on Facebook Towith the comment that something good Waitalways comes out of something not so Forgood. Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  5. 5. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortSomeone responded saying I had such Toa positive attitude and I replied – the Waitglass is ALWAYS half full for me! For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  6. 6. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life isWe got home that night and in the Toobusyness of hooking up the camper and Shortmoving all our travel junk from the cab Toof the truck to the camper, we kinda Waitforgot about the mosquitoes at the Forriver that start their feeding frenzy at Someday!dusk – we just got busy and trompedup and down the steps to the camper,leaving the door wide open. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  7. 7. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is TooYou can guess what happened . . . the Shortcamper was suddenly home to a swarm Toof mosquitoes. Now, Bruce doesn’t get Waitannoyed by these pesky little critters Forbecause THEY NEVER BITE HIM! Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  8. 8. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is TooBut, me they bite like they’ve come to a Shortbanquet . . . I spent the next hour lying Toin bed, a fly swatter in one hand, my Waitbook in the other, keeping a vigilant Forwatch for them to land so I could swat Someday!them. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  9. 9. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life isAs tired as I was from traveling for 10 Toohours that day, I knew I couldn’t sleep Shortwith mosquitoes buzzing in my ear. To WaitSigh. . . For Someday!Finally, I closed my eyes to sleep,grateful for the safe trip of 1400 miles. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  10. 10. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortWell, the mosquito test for keeping a Topositive attitude was nothing compared Waitto my first day back to work. For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  11. 11. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?After working at catching up on all the Life isemails and phone messages and piles Tooof new tasks, I left at 5:00 to head Shorthome to relax by the river with Bruce. ToThe first song on the radio as I drove Waitout of the parking lot was Talking Heads Forsinging “Take Me to the River.” How Someday!perfect is that for someone who livesright on the banks of the MissouriRiver? NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  12. 12. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is TooSo, I’m driving along and enjoying the Shortunwinding feeling and just getting Toready to ease my way into traffic when Waitall of a sudden my car is jolted and Forshaken and I hear nasty crunching Someday!scraping sounds. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  13. 13. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life isA huge delivery van didn’t see me in my Toolittle white Mustang convertible and . . . Shortwell, my peaceful easy feeling suddenly Todisappears and anxiety and confusion Waitreplace it. For Someday!So how’s the glass now, Trisha?Whatcha gonna say now? NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  14. 14. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life isI couldn’t get the car started to move it Tooout of the way and I thought the big ol’ Shortvan had really knocked something out Toof place underneath the car causing Waitmajor problems. (of course, I don’t Forknow a thing about cars except how to Someday!refuel, add oil, and fill the windshieldwiper fluid.) NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  15. 15. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is TooMy thoughts instantly switched to Shortquestions about towing and mechanics Toand needing a car to get to work . . . Waitand how would I even get home Fortonight. . . Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  16. 16. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is TooFunny thing is, I just wrote a blog post Shortthat morning about facing fears . . . Toturning the “what ifs” into “Hell YES!” WaitAnd now, there were tons of “what ifs” Forpouring through my mind. Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  17. 17. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortBut then, the policeman showed up, Topopped my trunk and found the button Waitto reset the fuel shut-off – that I didn’t Foreven know existed! Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  18. 18. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortSo, in spite of the damage to my sweet Tobaby, there were plenty of things to be Waitthankful for: For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  19. 19. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?Blessing #1 – the car was still driveable. Life is TooBlessing #2 – no one was hurt. Short ToBlessing #3 – the driver was in a Dr. WaitPepper van – you know they have good Forinsurance! Someday!Blessing #4 – I learned about the fuelshut-off. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  20. 20. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortBlessing #5 – I got home to Bruce’s Tostrong arms that wrapped around me Waitand said, “it’s all good.” For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  21. 21. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too Short My glass is STILL half full! To Wait Always! For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  22. 22. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is TooDriving home, I thought about this test Shortof keeping a positive attitude . . . and Towished the radio had played Tom Petty Waitsinging “I Won’t Back Down,” I would Forhave cranked it up and sung at the top Someday!of my voice: NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  23. 23. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?Well I won’t back down Life isNo I won’t back down TooYou can stand me up at the gates of Hell ShortBut I won’t back down To WaitNo I’ll stand my groundWon’t be turned around ForAnd I’ll keep this world from dragging me Someday!downGonna stand my groundAnd I won’t back down NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  24. 24. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes?Now what? Life isWe’ll see what insurance and the body Tooshop have to say. She is getting near Shortthe end. I got her six years ago – Toreplaced a minivan with this stunning Waitconvertible that was a symbol of Forfreedom and fun for me. Miles and Someday!miles of adventures! Therapeuticdriving with the top down for manyyears. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  25. 25. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortWhatever happens, happens . . . and it Towill be all good. Wait For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  26. 26. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too ShortAnd no matter what, I still say Tosomething good comes from something Waitnot so good . . . For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  27. 27. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too Short To ALWAYS Wait For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  28. 28. Still Positive after Fender Benders and Mosquitoes? Life is Too Short To http://NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com Wait For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
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