Today started yesterday. I got up and got brook up for school. It was raining and I was hurting. While I was getting Brook ready Candi got up and came in and told me that she had to go take a drug screen that morning. I was already dreading taking her to Dalton for an eye appointment at 10 am. Dalton is about 30 minutes from here and involves freeway driving, which I hate. Now I am looking at taking her to downtown Chattanooga during morning rush hour traffic. Well we get going and it is terrible. The rain is coming down in sheets and it is lightening. I don't even like riding much less driving in the rain. We finally make it there and she goes in, 30 minutes later she comes back out. I know it is 30 minutes because the parking meter clicked off just as she got to the truck. We head back home and she is upset. I try telling her we can not make it to Dalton by 10, it was already after 9. She is angry at me telling me we would have made it if I would have gotten on the freeway. She does not know what the freeway is like at that time of morning going INTO town. I wish I had gotten on. We would have been stuck! Yesterday was bad wreck day as I found out later. I knew of one wreck because I could smell the deisel fuel. I later saw all of them on the news. Confirmed my fears of freeway driving. Funny, I used to drive the freeway all the time. I drove an hour 1 way to work on freeway every day.
The wrecks were bad. First wreck that no one knew about was a woman hydoplaned on freeway and hit guard rail and flipped off road. The Bronco was found several hours later smoking, upside down, on a railroad track. It had caught fire. The guys who found it were real shock up. They went up to it to see if they could help. All the saw was a skull. The SUV had burned and the fire had concumed the woman inside. The car had gone off the road in a deserted part of town, that is why no one saw it until daylight. Another wreck a tuck jack knifed and went thru the medium and shut down I-24 in both directions for about 6 hours. Haz-mat came out for that one. For you truckers, it was at the Rossivile Blvd Exit. Ya'll know how stupid it is banked there and the water it gets when it rains. Comman place for accidents with trucks. The next wreck also involved a tractor trailer. It was on I-75. A small pickup wrecked, cause unknown, on the northbound side. The driver got out of his truck and abandoned it in the middle lane of freeway, he then crossed over to the south bound side. Witnesses then stated that he was looking at traffic and then jumped in front of a truck and stood there. The truck could not avoid him and hit him. I feel so bad for the trucker. He was extremely shook up. People, if you want to kill yourself don't involve someone else. The man was not killed instantly. I am unsure right now if he is dead. He was not last night. He was airlifted to hospital. I tell you yesterday I was just waiting on something else to happen. And it did. I went to get a layaway out and I had no driver's license. No ID no layaway. I was frantic. I looked everywhere and no dice.
Today I called to see what it would take to replace it. LOL now how am I supposed to show a picture ID when I have lost it? So they give me this long list of things I could use and I only had 1 item they listed. I need 3. So I call about getting my birth certiftic. LOL THEY WANT A PICTURE ID!!!! Lucky for me they did accept my voter's registeration card. Now I do not know how that proves who I am ..... No pictusr and it is mailed to me and I sign it at home. Anybody could have gotten it out of my mailbox and done what I did. Tomorrow I will go and get my new license. Hopefully a better picture........ You want to know what makes me mad about all this? if I was an illegial all I would have to do is show up and get one. I would not have to prove anything. Why?
Update on Crystal. Her foot is better now. The shoes is keeping her hoof from cracking anymore. We are applying medicine to her hoof daily to help it to heal.
8 hours to go and it will be tomorrow.....