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November 19th, 2005
deer can fly

If you’ve never experienced deer parts flying into your windshield while you’re going 80 on a two lane highway surrounded by trucks, you haven’t lived.

The mini road trip ended with a lovely little ::splat, goosh, splat::—and me not being able to turn on the heat in my Jeep for the last hour. If you’ve never had the joy of having a deer’s parts thrown at the front of your car, let me prepare you. The icky parts that don’t ::splat:: on your windshield end up lodged in your grill, and consequently, your entire car now smells like rotted, roasting deer. Oh. my. god. It’s foul people. If I wasn’t a vegetarian before… whoosh.

About ten minutes after the incident, a cook was on NPR talking about the different kinds of stuffing you can put in a turkey. When he said “venison sausage,” I started laughing so hard I hit my high beams and pissed off the car in front of me.

It’s a truly a miracle that I arrived, 9 hours and 570 miles later, completely unscathed.

My Jeep, however, seriously needs to be washed. There’s hair and goo—it’s revolting.

And before I forget… GOOD LUCK AUGIE! (He leaves for basic training tomorrow.) Come back alive so that I can continue to harass you. :)

8 Comments »

  1. LOL a deer? mmm well, that’s got the positive side: you’ve already got dinner for today lol

    Comment by Me, Myself and I — Sunday.November.20.2005 @ 3:43 am

  2. That’s good news, right? That you arrived unscathed? Good.

    Comment by anne — Sunday.November.20.2005 @ 4:39 am

  3. OMG! That would scare the bejeezus out of me!

    Comment by ms. mac — Sunday.November.20.2005 @ 5:17 am

  4. Me: EW. That is just so very, very wrong.

    Anne… yes, good news. I’m here.

    Ms. Mac.. oh yeah. Massive adrenaline rush.. ::shudder::

    Comment by the insider — Sunday.November.20.2005 @ 10:59 am

  5. I leave at 1400 hours. LOL! I’m already using the terminology, tonight I go to the hotel and tomorrow I’m at the MEPS before I board the plane to luxurious Lackland AFB in San Antonio.

    Thanks for all the support. Bye!

    Comment by Augustus — Sunday.November.20.2005 @ 12:33 pm

  6. huh. so you killed bambi’s mom.

    oh and how was the rest of the trip? and by rest of it, i mean how was the end of it?

    Comment by wendykat — Sunday.November.20.2005 @ 2:45 pm

  7. What does EW mean ?!?!

    Comment by Me, Myself and I — Sunday.November.20.2005 @ 2:52 pm

  8. Good luck Augie. :)

    Wendy… I know, I feel bad. The end was good. Ahem. :P

    Me… ewww, as in gross and icky.

    Comment by the insider — Monday.November.21.2005 @ 1:47 am

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