I spoke too soon. Shame on me.
I had thought I had dodged a bullet because the seal-coating operation under way in my southwest Amarillo neighborhood wouldn’t affect me much because of our rear-entry driveway. And I said as much in an earlier post on this blog.
Well … I was wrong. I went brain-dead and forgot about the street behind our house from which we enter the alley that leads to our driveway and garage.
I went home last night and found that gritty asphalt-covered gravel all over the street behind our house. It splattered the undercarriage of my car.
Then, this morning, I awoke early (as usual) and headed down the alley for my morning workout. Then it happened.
The car began howling from a noise underneath. I guess some of the seal-coated rocks had gotten into the brakes, causing that hideous whining sound.
At least that’s what I hope happened.