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12/25/07

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Uh... Wha... Are you here? What gives? It's Christmas!

TIME IS RUNNING SHORT FOR ONE OLD RED BUS! Sure, we're still holding a family Christmas wish for our own One Old Green Bus, but we're very concerned over the fate of Barton Transport #512. It's not far from Chicago and $2,200.00 and some love will save it from being scrapped. Please consider saving this wonderful bus. Click here for details...

Oh... that's right... if you're here on the 25th, this is indicative of one of four possibilities...

#1: You're online wishing "online friends" Season's Greetings...

#2: You don't celebrate Christmas...

#3: You're bored and killing time on Christmas until the next bit of "festive stuff" starts...

#4: You are THAT addicted to the Internet.

If it's number four... I can't help you... and as a technician, I do feel for you and wish I could do something more than scream "GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY!!! REAL LIFE IS AN OPTION YOU KNOW!!!" and otherwise give you the same song and dance that probably all your family and friends give you when they notice you haven't slept or eaten properly in days.

If it's number one, and you're here wish us a Merry Christmas, we thank you kindly and wish you and your's a very Merry Christmas and the Happiest of New Years!

If it's the second option above, we still wish you a Merry Christmas with NO disrespect intended (see my post yesterday and this will make sense,) or, if this is troublesome, a Happy December 25th... or how about simply a "Nice Day"? - Granted, when someone tells me to "Have a Nice Day", I usually respond by asking, Great! Where can I get one? or No, I'm sorry... I've made other plans. - but hey, I'm a cynic.

If it's number three above... well, I know I just wasted a FEW minutes for you... and hope it was at least SOMEWHAT entertaining... but allow me to possibly point you in some directions to "kill time" I suggested last year at this time... Oh heck, let me link to the old post... it DID have some reasonable suggestions to kill time if you're looking 'round the 'net today... CLICK HERE for my suggestions...

So, again, to everyone who fit's into categories #1, #3, and #4 above... Sue and I and everyone wishes you the Merriest of Christmases... and for the folks who are in category 2, I hope the day finds you happy, healthy, and well.

Oh, and if you're wondering, no, there was no bus under the tree at the time of writing this... I guess it was a bit big for Santa to lug about...
:)

Honestly, all the best of the day to one and all...

Yes, the above is a picture of our Christmas Tree...

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NEW! For the next few weeks, we need your help more than ever! Not only are we still hoping for our bus (see below) but are hoping that either we can find a buyer/owner for an old red bus that will be scrapped without a saviour OR we are hoping to raise the $5,000.00 it will take for us to be able to rescue this bus ourselves. We only have a few weeks so help is needed URGENTLY to save this wonderful old bus. Please click here for more information about this bus that's in grave danger of being scrapped...

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This blog is (more or less) about the attempts to acquire a dusty, old, double-decker bus...restore, and refurbish her...for use as a camper/RV, and day tripper for fun, and travel

The bus is a Regent Low Height (to be exact, RLH 3) in Santa Rosa, California... To purchase and ship it to our home in Toronto, Ontario, Canada will require a minimum of $20k in US dollars to achieve...

As goofy as it may seem, owning this old, dusty, non-running, needs a tonne of work bus would be a dream come true for our family.

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