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Expo Plans Ruined

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dhicks, Jul 17, 2001.

  1. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Messages: 770

    Well, I can kiss Expo 2001 goodbye. My daughter was involved in an auto accident and the Explorer is totaled. I Thank God she was not injured but now I'm up to my neck in insurance adjustments and getting another new vehicle.

    So have fun guys and gals - I'll be there with you in spirit!
     
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    Sorry to hear about your daughters accident. The main thing is that she is OK. :)

    We might try to get down there next year. Hopefully you can make it too. ;)
     
  3. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,361

    So sorry to hear of your misfortune. Thankfully your daughter is ok. Will miss seeing you there. Maybe you might want to walk-in to the field day Thursday this week at AU. It only costs $45.00 to walk-in and lunch is included.
     
  4. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    I won't be there either! That means you won't miss nothing:D

    I can't figure out why they have the expo in the middle of the cutting season when everyone is supposed to be busy!
     
  5. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    dhicks,
    There will be plenty of Explorers and plenty of expos.....
     
  6. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Messages: 770

    Thanks for the words of comfort. Expo is my one and only summer vacation and my weekend to hoot and howel. But on a positive note; Expo 2002 is only 366 days and a wake up.

    Thanks all!
     
  7. Mr.Ziffel

    Mr.Ziffel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 291

    I'm glad your daughter is OK. I don't know your schedule, your insurance coverage or any other details, but if you don't want to miss Expo, why not let your insurance company know that you have a business trip planned. Let them know that you are not able to find a new car and take care of all that hassle until you return and tell them that they will need to supply you with a replacement car in the interim. Meanwhile, you can do a little new car shopping online and have the quotes waiting for you when you return. Two problems solved at once.
    Good luck, Will M>
     
  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Now, THAT'S a great idea!!! Why not make the best of it! Afterall, you're BLESSED with a daughter who is alright and in good health - CELEbrate it!
     
  9. LazyWeekends

    LazyWeekends LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    Glad that your daughter is ok. I also have to cancel at the last minute. We were due to have a baby last week Friday and I had arranged for the In Laws to come and stay for a couple of weeks so I could go to the Expo but alas, the baby still hasn't come. I don't want to be away for the birth so will have to do the expo some other year. I was really looking forward to it. Are there any other good expos/shows like this coming up in the next few months?
     

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